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WAC 296-96-02405

Inspection and approval process for alterations.

The following process shall be followed when performing alterations:
(1) Submit an alteration application and obtain an approved permit from the department prior to performing the alteration. The permit application shall include detailed information on the scope of the alteration.
(2) Post the permit on the job site. Take the conveyance out-of-service and perform the alteration.
(3) If the conveyance requires an inspection prior to being returned to service (as identified on the alteration permit), the department shall be contacted at least seven days in advance for the purpose of scheduling an inspection and:
(a) A licensed mechanic shall be present during the inspection;
(b) If the conveyance passes the inspection, the conveyance may be placed back into service;
(c) If the conveyance fails the inspection, the conveyance shall remain out-of-service until the corrections are made, a reinspection is scheduled and the conveyance is approved by the department.
(4) If the conveyance is not required to be inspected prior to being returned to service, the contractor shall contact the department immediately to schedule an inspection within seven days and obtain written permission prior to returning the conveyance to service. A licensed mechanic shall be present during the scheduled inspection and:
(a) If the conveyance passes the inspection, the conveyance may remain in service.
(b) If the conveyance fails the inspection, the conveyance will be placed out-of-service until the corrections are made, a reinspection is scheduled and the conveyance is approved by the department.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, § 296-96-02405, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18; WSR 13-24-066, § 296-96-02405, filed 11/27/13, effective 1/1/14; WSR 07-24-041, § 296-96-02405, filed 11/30/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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