Chapter 36.43 RCW

BUILDING CODES AND FIRE REGULATIONS

Sections
Authority to adopt.
Area to which applicable.
EnforcementInspectors.
Penalty for violation of code or regulation.
NOTES:
Electrical construction regulations applicable to counties: RCW 19.29.010.
Energy-related building standards: Chapter 19.27A RCW.
State building code: Chapter 19.27 RCW.


36.43.010
Authority to adopt.

The boards of county commissioners may adopt standard building codes and standard fire regulations to be applied within their respective jurisdictions.
[ 1963 c 4 § 36.43.010. Prior: 1943 c 204 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 4077-10.]



36.43.020
Area to which applicable.

The building codes or fire regulations when adopted by the board of county commissioners shall be applicable to all the area of the county situated outside the corporate limits of any city or town, or to such portion thereof as may be prescribed in such building code or fire regulation.
[ 1963 c 4 § 36.43.020. Prior: 1943 c 204 § 2; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 4077-11.]



36.43.030
Enforcement—Inspectors.

The boards of county commissioners may appoint fire inspectors or other inspectors to enforce any building code or fire regulation adopted by them. The boards must enforce any building code or fire regulation adopted by them.
[ 1963 c 4 § 36.43.030. Prior: 1943 c 204 § 3; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 4077-12.]



36.43.040
Penalty for violation of code or regulation.

Any person violating the provisions of any building code or any fire regulation lawfully adopted by any board of county commissioners shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
[ 1963 c 4 § 36.43.040. Prior: 1943 c 204 § 4; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 4077-13.]
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