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WAC 16-610-053

Physical address requirements.

(1) Livestock inspection certificates, certificate of permits, and equine bill of sales shall contain a destination physical address except where specifically exempted in this section. For purposes of this section, a physical address is the actual street location of the destination.
(2) All cattle and horses must be transported and delivered directly to the physical address noted on a livestock inspection certificate, certificate of permit, and/or equine bill of sale. Cattle and horses shall not be diverted to any other physical address or location except for:
(a) A temporary destination due to a medical emergency where the immediate health of the animal is in jeopardy; or
(b) A category two restricted holding facility as defined in chapter 16-30 WAC if the cattle will be transported and delivered to a lot of like status.
(3) If the destination physical address cannot be determined due to no physical address assigned by the appropriate county jurisdiction or local emergency services, the following can be used:
(a) Descriptive driving directions to the physical location of where the cattle or horse(s) is being transported and delivered to; or
(b) The global positioning system (GPS) coordinates of the physical location of where the cattle or horse(s) is being transported and delivered to. GPS coordinates must contain two latitude or three longitude digits to the left of the decimal point and six digits to the right of the decimal point.
(4) Failing to provide the required destination physical address or acceptable alternative as defined in subsection (3) of this section or diverting cattle and horses from the destination physical address may result in a civil infraction per WAC 16-610-095.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 16.57 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 12-02-068, ยง 16-610-053, filed 1/3/12, effective 2/3/12.]
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