Last Update: 7/13/17

Chapter 480-70 WAC

SOLID WASTE AND/OR REFUSE COLLECTION COMPANIES

WAC Sections

PART IGENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
Purpose of chapter.
Application.
Exempt operations.
Determination of authority required to transport specific commodities or provide specific services.
Additional requirements.
Severability.
Resolving disputes about the meaning of these rules.
Rules of practice and procedure.
Definitions, general.
Change of address or telephone number.
Exemptions from rules in chapter 480-70 WAC.
Mapping.
Records retention.
PART IIACCOUNTING REQUIREMENTS, REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND REGULATORY FEES
Accounting requirements.
Reporting requirements.
Regulatory fees.
Transferring cash or assuming obligations.
Affiliated interestContracts or arrangements.
Affiliated interest and subsidiary transactions report.
PART IIICERTIFICATES
Certificates, general.
Certificates, application fees.
Certificates, applications.
Certificates, acquisition of control.
Certificates, initiating service.
Certificates, application docket, protests, and intervention.
Certificates, overlapping applications.
Certificates, sale, lease, assignment, transfer or mortgage.
Certificates, name change.
Certificates, refiling of application prohibited for six months.
Certificates, temporary.
Certificates, temporary, expedited application.
City service and cancellation of certificated authority.
Contracts.
Service agreements between companies.
Contracts or service agreements with third-party waste brokers.
Suspending and canceling certificates.
Certificates, reinstatement.
Certificates, discontinuance of operations.
PART IVINSURANCE
Public liability and property damage insurance.
Insurance cancellation.
PART VEQUIPMENT AND DRIVERS
Vehicle licensing.
Commercial vehicle defined.
Vehicle and driver safety requirements.
Motor vehicle identification.
Leasing vehicles.
PART VICOMPLIANCE
Commission compliance policy.
Sanctions for operating without a valid certificate.
PART VIITARIFFS, RATES, AND RATE FILINGS
Tariffs, definitions used in.
Tariffs, general.
Tariffs, all companies must file tariffs and must comply with the provisions of approved tariffs.
Tariffs, content.
Tariffs, posting.
Tariffs, rates and charges, general.
Tariffs, rejection.
Tariffs requiring one-day notice to the commission.
Tariffs requiring seven-day notice to the commission.
Tariffs requiring forty-five-day notice to the commission.
Customer notice requirements.
Tariffs, less than statutory notice handling.
Tariffs, format and size requirements.
Tariffs, changes must be identified.
Tariffs, title pages.
Tariffs, page format.
Tariffs, maps.
Tariffs, rules.
Tariffs, changes.
Tariffs, supplements.
Tariffs, filings after name change or change in ownership.
Tariffs, filing procedures.
Tariffs, approval.
Tariffs, free and reduced rates.
Tariffs, suspension by the commission.
Pass-through disposal fees.
Rates, general rate increases and fuel cost update.
Rates, recycling programs, credits, or charges.
PART VIIICONSUMER RULES
Availability of information.
Refusal of service.
Service cancellation, customer.
Service cancellation, company.
Reinstatement of service following cancellation.
Complaints.
Credits as compensation in consumer complaints or problems.
Billing.
Payment options.
Refunds.
Establishing credit and deposits.
Prepayments, temporary container and drop-box service.
Fair use of customer information.
PART IXBIOMEDICAL WASTE RULES
Biomedical waste, purpose.
Biomedical waste, adoption of federal regulations.
Biomedical waste, operational requirements.
Biomedical waste, training requirements.
Biomedical waste, cooperative agreements.
Biomedical waste, packaging and containment.
Biomedical waste, transfer to offsite treatment and disposal facilities.
Biomedical waste, compaction not allowed.
Biomedical waste, vehicle requirements.
Biomedical waste, shipping-paper requirements.
Biomedical waste, inspections.
PART XHAZARDOUS WASTE RULES
Hazardous waste, purpose.
Hazardous waste, adoption of federal regulations.
PART XIADOPTION BY REFERENCE
Adoption by reference.
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