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WAC 365-230-320

Information distribution requirements.

(1) Renovations in dwelling units. No more than sixty days before beginning renovation activities in any residential dwelling unit of target housing, the firm performing the renovation must:
(a) Provide the owner of the unit with the pamphlet, and comply with one of the following:
(i) Obtain, from the owner, a written acknowledgment that the owner has received the pamphlet.
(ii) Obtain a certificate of mailing at least seven days prior to the renovation.
(b) In addition to the requirements in subsection (1)(a) of this section, if the owner does not occupy the dwelling unit, provide an adult occupant of the unit with the pamphlet, and comply with one of the following:
(i) Obtain, from the adult occupant, a written acknowledgment that the occupant has received the pamphlet; or certify in writing that a pamphlet has been delivered to the dwelling and that the firm performing the renovation has been unsuccessful in obtaining a written acknowledgment from an adult occupant. Such certification must include the address of the unit undergoing renovation, the date and method of delivery of the pamphlet, names of the persons delivering the pamphlet, reason for lack of acknowledgment (e.g., occupant refuses to sign, no adult occupant available), the signature of a representative of the firm performing the renovation, and the date of signature.
(ii) Obtain a certificate of mailing at least seven days prior to the renovation.
(2) Renovations in common areas. No more than sixty days before beginning renovation activities in common areas of multiunit target housing, the firm performing the renovation must:
(a) Provide the owner with the pamphlet, and comply with one of the following:
(i) Obtain, from the owner, a written acknowledgment that the owner has received the pamphlet.
(ii) Obtain a certificate of mailing at least seven days prior to the renovation.
(b) Comply with one of the following:
(i) Notify in writing, or ensure written notification of, each affected unit and make the pamphlet available upon request prior to the start of renovation. Such notification shall be accomplished by distributing written notice to each affected unit. The notice shall describe the general nature and locations of the planned renovation activities; the expected starting and ending dates; and a statement of how the occupant can obtain the pamphlet and a copy of the records required under WAC 365-230-340 at no cost to the occupants; or
(ii) While the renovation is ongoing, post informational signs describing the general nature and locations of the renovation and the anticipated completion date. These signs must be posted in areas where they are likely to be seen by the occupants of all of the affected units. The signs must be accompanied by a posted copy of the pamphlet or information on how interested occupants can review a copy of the pamphlet or obtain a copy from the renovation firm at no cost to occupants. The signs must also include information on how interested occupants can receive a copy of the records required by WAC 365-230-340 (3) and (4) or obtain a copy from the renovation firm at no cost to the occupants.
(c) Prepare, sign, and date a statement describing the steps performed to notify all occupants of the intended renovation activities and to provide the pamphlet.
(d) If the scope, locations, or expected starting and ending dates of the planned renovation activities change after the initial notification, and the firm provided written initial notification to each affected unit, the firm performing the renovation must provide further written notification to the owners and occupants providing revised information on the ongoing or planned activities. This subsequent notification must be provided before the firm performing the renovation initiates work beyond that which was described in the original notice.
(3) Renovations in child-occupied facilities. No more than sixty days before beginning renovation activities in any child-occupied facility, the firm performing the renovation must:
(a)(i) Provide the owner of the building with the pamphlet, and comply with one of the following:
(A) Obtain, from the owner, a written acknowledgment that the owner has received the pamphlet.
(B) Obtain a certificate of mailing at least seven days prior to the renovation.
(ii) If the child-occupied facility is not the owner of the building, provide an adult representative of the child-occupied facility with the pamphlet, and comply with one of the following:
(A) Obtain, from the adult representative, a written acknowledgment that the adult representative has received the pamphlet; or certify in writing that a pamphlet has been delivered to the facility and that the firm performing the renovation has been unsuccessful in obtaining a written acknowledgment from an adult representative. Such certification must include the address of the child-occupied facility undergoing renovation, the date and method of delivery of the pamphlet, names of the persons delivering the pamphlet, reason for lack of acknowledgment (e.g., representative refuses to sign), the signature of a representative of the firm performing the renovation, and the date of signature.
(B) Obtain a certificate of mailing at least seven days prior to the renovation.
(b) Provide the parents and guardians of children using the child-occupied facility with the pamphlet and information describing the general nature and locations of the renovation and the anticipated completion date, and information on how interested parents or guardians of children frequenting the child-occupied facility can review a copy of the records required under WAC 365-230-340 (3) and (4) or obtain a copy from the renovation firm at no cost to the occupants by complying with one of the following:
(i) Mail or hand-deliver the pamphlet and the renovation information to each parent or guardian of a child using the child-occupied facility.
(ii) While the renovation is ongoing, post informational signs describing the general nature and locations of the renovation and the anticipated completion date. These signs must be posted in areas where they can be seen by the parents or guardians of the children frequenting the child-occupied facility. The signs must be accompanied by a posted copy of the pamphlet or information on how interested parents or guardians of children frequenting the child-occupied facility can review a copy of the pamphlet or obtain a copy from the renovation firm at no cost to the parents or guardians. The signs must also include information on how interested parents or guardians of children frequenting the child-occupied facility can review a copy of the records required under WAC 365-230-340 (3) and (4) or obtain a copy from the renovation firm at no cost to the parents or guardians.
(c) The renovation firm must prepare, sign, and date a statement describing the steps performed to notify all parents and guardians of the intended renovation activities and to provide the pamphlet.
(4) Written acknowledgment. The written acknowledgments required by subsection (1)(a)(i) and (b)(i) of this section, subsection (2)(a)(i) of this section, subsection (3)(a)(i)(A) and (a)(ii)(A) of this section must:
(a) Include a statement recording the owner or occupant's name and acknowledging receipt of the pamphlet prior to the start of renovation, the address of the unit undergoing renovation, the signature of the owner or occupant as applicable, and the date of signature.
(b) Be either a separate sheet or part of any written contractor service agreement for the renovation.
(c) Be written in the same language as the text of the contractor agreement for the renovation or, in the case of nonowner occupied target housing, in the same language as the lease or rental agreement or the pamphlet.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.103.10 [70.103.010], 70.103.20 [70.103.020], 70.103.30 [70.103.030], 70.103.40 [70.103.040], 70.103.50 [70.103.050], 70.10.80 [70.103.080], and 70.103.90 [70.103.090]. WSR 11-07-067, ยง 365-230-320, filed 3/21/11, effective 4/21/11.]
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