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Special design and construction provisions for hotels and motels (transient accommodations) serving fewer than fifteen living units and for spas in individual hotel/motel rooms.

(1) Owners are exempt from the requirements for design, construction, and equipment in WAC 246-260-031 and 246-260-051 for spa pools at limited use facilities serving less than fifteen living units, except for requirements listed in this section. Owners shall also ensure that chemicals are stored in a manner to minimize safety risks.
(2) The requirements in WAC 246-260-031 (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (8)(a) and (b), (d)(iii) and (v), (e) and (f), (9), (10), (15), (16), (17), and Table 031.6 apply to prefabricated spa pools at limited use facilities serving less than fifteen living units.
(3) The requirements in WAC 246-260-051 (2)(b), (d), (e), (4), (5)(b), (c), and (e) apply to prefabricated spa pools at limited use facilities serving less than fifteen living units.
(4) Spa pools that are drained, cleaned and refilled between patron use in individual hotel/motel rooms are exempt from these requirements. Spas that are not drained, cleaned and refilled between use shall at least:
(a) Conform with WAC 246-260-031(4) on barriers beyond the room itself, such that the guest room plus any associated lanai or deck may be considered an enclosure unit.
(b) Conform with WAC 246-260-031(17) on disinfection equipment and conform with water quality requirements of WAC 246-260-111 for disinfection and pH.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.90.120. WSR 10-20-131, § 246-260-061, filed 10/5/10, effective 11/5/10; WSR 05-09-004, § 246-260-061, filed 4/7/05, effective 5/8/05. Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.90 and 43.20 RCW. WSR 04-18-096, § 246-260-061, filed 9/1/04, effective 10/31/04.]
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