Except as otherwise conditioned, this chapter does not apply to:
(1) Nursery grown products.
(2) The following products when harvested within the operational areas as defined by a valid forest practices application or notification under chapter 76.09 RCW, and when the person harvesting is able to provide a sequentially numbered load ticket provided by the landowner or the landowner's agent that includes, at a minimum, all information required on a bill of lading and the forest practices application or notification number, or under a contract or permit issued by an agency of the United States government:
(b) Speciality wood;
(c) Cut or picked evergreen foliage;
(e) Pilings; or
(f) Other major forest products from which substantially all of the limbs and branches have been removed.
(3) Noncommercial harvest, transportation, or possession by the landowner, the landowner's agent, representative, or lessee of specialized forest products originating from property belonging to the landowner.
(4) Harvest, transportation, or possession of specialized forest products by:
(a) A governmental entity or the entity's agent for the purposes of clearing or maintaining the governmental entity's right-of-way or easement; or
(b) A public or regulated utility or the utility's agent for the purpose of clearing or maintaining the utility's right-of-way or easement.
[2009 c 245 § 22; 2005 c 401 § 10; 1995 c 366 § 10; 1979 ex.s. c 94 § 12; 1977 ex.s. c 147 § 7; 1967 ex.s. c 47 § 11. Formerly RCW 76.48.100.]
| Finding -- Intent -- 2009 c 245: See note following RCW 76.48.011.|
Severability -- 1995 c 366: See note following RCW 76.48.021.