(1) License fee. The license fee covers initial licenses and renewals, and includes on-site surveys. An operator must submit to the department an annual license fee for maximum occupancy according to Table 1 of this section. For purposes of licensing, maximum occupancy is the total number of occupants that the amount of space and fixtures of the temporary worker housing (TWH) can support.
(2) Technical assistance fee.
An operator may be charged for each technical assistance visit conducted by the department when requested or approved by the operator or their designee. This fee will be charged according to WAC 246-359-990
Table 1, Part G.
(3) Late fees. A late fee may be charged according to Table 1 of this section when:
(a) The initial application and licensing fee, as required by WAC 246-358-025
(2), are not received by the department at least forty-five days prior to the TWH opening operation date;
(b) The renewal application and licensing fee, as required by WAC 246-358-025
(2), are not received by the department by the TWH renewal due date.
(4) TWH civil fine.
An operator may be assessed a civil fine for failure or refusal to obtain a license prior to occupancy of TWH. Civil fines for TWH are provided for in RCW 43.70.335
(a) The department will refund fees paid by the operator if:
(i) The operator submits a written request to the department for a refund; and
(ii) The operator provides documentation to the department that the housing was not occupied during the license period.
(b) The department will refund two-thirds of the licensing fees paid, less a fifty dollar processing fee, if an application has been received but no preoccupancy survey has been performed by the department.
(c) The department will refund one-third of the licensing fees paid, less a fifty dollar processing fee, if an application has been received and a preoccupancy survey has been performed by the department.
(d) The department will not refund applicant licensing fees under the following conditions:
(i) The department has performed more than one on-site survey for any purpose; or
(ii) One year has elapsed since a license application was received by the department, but no license was issued because the applicant failed to complete requirements for licensure.
Fees, Regular Temporary Worker Housing
$9 per occupant, at maximum occupancy
($90 minimum fee)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.340
and 2010 c 37. WSR 11-13-124, § 246-358-990, filed 6/22/11, effective 7/23/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.340
. WSR 99-24-095, § 246-358-990, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.340
and 43.70.040. WSR 93-03-031 (Order 324), § 246-358-990, filed 1/12/93, effective 2/12/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040
. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-358-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20A.055
. WSR 87-24-074 (Order 2564), § 440-44-100, filed 12/2/87; WSR 86-05-029 (Order 2342), § 440-44-100, filed 2/19/86.]