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WAC 110-300-0250

Private septic systems.

(1) If an early learning program is served by a private septic system, the septic system must be designed, constructed, and maintained in accordance with state and local health jurisdiction requirements.
(a) A private septic system must be inspected by a septic system maintenance service provider approved by the local health jurisdiction and monitored on a routine basis. Any deficiencies noted in an inspection report must be corrected with the necessary permits and inspections.
(b) The most recent private septic system pumping and inspection records must be kept on the licensed premises or in the program's administrative office.
(c) If an early learning provider does not have the documentation described in (b) of this subsection, the provider must obtain from the state, local health jurisdiction, or a department approved private company such documentation within six months of the date this section becomes effective.
(d) An early learning provider must notify the department and local health jurisdiction if there is a problem, concern, or malfunction with a private septic system.
(e) If a private septic system problem, concern, or malfunction interferes with the proper care of children and an approved alternative is not available, the state, local health jurisdiction, or department may require an early learning program to close until the system is inspected, repaired, and approved by the local health jurisdiction.
(2) Pursuant to WAC 110-300-0146(2), playground design must not:
(a) Interfere with access to or the operation of a private septic system, including a private septic system's drain field and tanks; or
(b) Be located or placed in a way that impacts the private septic system's drain field or tanks as determined by local officials.
[WSR 18-15-001, recodified as § 110-300-0250, filed 7/5/18, effective 7/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.201 and chapter 42.56 RCW. WSR 18-14-079, § 170-300-0250, filed 6/30/18, effective 8/1/19.]
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