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WAC 246-361-990

Agency filings affecting this section

Fees for cherry harvest camps.

(1) Licensing fee. An operator shall submit to the department of health a licensing fee according to Table 1 of this section prior to the department of health issuing a temporary worker housing (TWH) operating license. Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, the licensing fee consists of two portions:
(a) An administrative portion according to Table 1 of this section; and
(b) A facility portion, based on the maximum occupancy of the TWH, according to Table 1 of this section. For purposes of this section, maximum occupancy is the greatest number of occupants that reside in the TWH during the calendar year.
(2) Minimum licensing fee. The minimum licensing fee is ninety dollars.
(3) Late fees. The department of health may charge a late fee according to Table 1 of this section in addition to the licensing fee when:
(a) For a new license, the initial application and licensing fee are not received by the department of health at least forty-five days prior to the new TWH opening operation date;
(b) For a previously licensed TWH, the application and licensing fee are not received by the department of health by February twenty-eighth of the year the operator intends to operate the TWH.
(4) Refunds.
(a) The department of health will refund fees paid by the operator if:
(i) The operator submits a written request to the department of health for a refund; and
(ii) The operator provides documentation to the department of health that the TWH was not occupied during the license period.
(b) The department of health will refund two-thirds of the licensing fees paid, less a fifty dollar processing fee, if an application has been received but no preoccupancy inspection has been performed by the department of health.
(c) The department of health will refund one-third of the licensing fees paid, less a fifty dollar processing fee, if an application has been received and a preoccupancy inspection has been performed by the department of health.
(d) The department of health will not refund applicant licensing fees under the following conditions:
(i) The department of health has performed more than one on-site inspection for any purpose; or
(ii) One year has elapsed since a license application was received by the department of health, but no license was issued because the applicant failed to complete requirements for licensure.
(5) Technical assistance fee. The department of health may charge an operator for each technical assistance visit conducted by the department of health when requested or approved by the operator or their designee. This fee will be charged according to WAC 246-359-990, Table 1.
(6) TWH civil fine. The department of health may assess an operator a civil fine according to RCW 43.70.335.
Table 1
Fees, Cherry Harvest Camps
Fee Type
Administrative Portion
Facility Portion
Licensing
$50
$4 per occupant, at maximum occupancy
($90 minimum total fee)
Late
$100 (Late fees are in addition to licensing fees)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.340, chapter 70.114A RCW and 2012 2nd sp.s. c 7, § 219(32). WSR 14-12-049, § 246-361-990, filed 5/30/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.340 and 2010 c 37. WSR 11-13-124, § 246-361-990, filed 6/22/11, effective 7/23/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.114A.065 and 70.114A.110. WSR 00-06-082, § 246-361-990, filed 3/1/00, effective 3/1/00.]