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AGO Opinions with Topic: STATE BUILDING CODE
AGO 1978 No. 6 >  March 7, 1978
BUILDINGS - STATE BUILDING CODE
APPLICABILITY TO FEDERAL AGENCIES The state building code, as set forth in chapter 19.27 RCW, does not apply to the construction of buildings in Adams County by the Bonneville Power Administration, a federal agency.
AGO 1992 No. 17 >  July 28, 1992
GROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOARD OF HEALTH - BUILDINGS - COUNTIES - STATE BUILDING CODE - WATER
Requirement of Adequate Water Supply Before a Building Permit is Issued 1.  RCW 19.27.097 provides that an applicant for a building permit must provide evidence of an adequate supply of potable water.  The authority to make this determination is the local agency that issues building permits.  2.  The Legislature has authorized the Board of Health to establish, and the Department of Health to enforce, a comprehensive regulatory scheme for public water systems. In determining whether water to be supplied from a public water system constitutes an adequate water supply for purposes of RCW 19.27.097, the local agency issuing building permits must apply the standards set by the Board of Health.  3.  If water is not supplied from a public water system, the local agency issuing building permits has more discretion to determine if the water supply is adequate for purposes of RCW 19.27.097.  At a minimum, there must be sufficient quality and quantity of water for the intended purpose of the building.
AGLO 1977 No. 56 >  December 12, 1977
COUNTIES - CITIES AND TOWNS - ZONING CODES - STATE BUILDING CODE
APPLICABILITY TO STATE AGENCIES A city, town or county may not amend the state building code as it applies within its jurisdiction so as to require state agencies to comply with local zoning or other land use controls as a condition precedent to receiving a local building permit.
AGLO 1975 No. 47 >  May 5, 1975
COUNTIES - BUILDINGS - STATE BUILDING CODE
AUTHORITY OF COUNTY TO EXEMPT CERTAIN STRUCTURES FROM STATE BUILDING CODE A board of county commissioners, under RCW 19.27.060(3), may not exempt a class of buildings from the operation of the entire state building code.
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