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WAC 352-32-250

Standard fees charged.

Fees shall be charged in parks operated by the commission for use of lands, facilities, programs, services, and materials as published by state parks: Provided, however, That the commission may suspend any or all of these fees if revenues generated by the fees are not returned to the benefit of the parks: Provided further, That the director or designee has the authority to discount fees in order to take advantage of marketing opportunities to encourage use and increase revenues. Any such discounts shall be effective for a limited period of time up to one year in duration. The director or designee may consider the following factors in temporarily establishing or discounting fees:
Prevailing rates for comparable facilities;
Day of the week;
Season of the year;
Amenities of the park area and site;
Demand for facilities;
Low-income eligibility requirements as adopted by state parks; and
Such other considerations as the director or designee deems appropriate. The director or designee shall prescribe the specific details and manner in which fees shall be applied. The director or designee may also waive fees for marketing or promotional purposes or to redress visitor complaints. The director or designee may also establish temporary fees for a maximum of one year for new facilities or services. An administrative fee, as published by state parks, will be assessed for replacement of lost, damaged, or destroyed passes or permits.
(1) The director or designee may authorize reciprocity or cooperative arrangements with other state and/or federal agencies for the use of annual permits for like services, provided, that Washington licensed vehicles and/or residents shall be required to have and/or display the appropriate Washington permit or other permit as approved by the director or designee.
(2) Overnight camping - Standard campsite; utility campsite; emergency campsite; overflow campsite; hiker/biker campsite; walk-in campsite; primitive campsite for nonmotorized for motorized vehicle - Fees will be charged as published by state parks. Payment for utility campsite will be collected whether utility hookups are actually used or not, except when otherwise specified by a ranger.
(3) Overnight camping - Multiple campsites: Where campsites are designated and posted as a "multiple campsite," an individual may rent the multiple campsite by paying the multiple campsite fee and providing the required information on the occupants of the other sites. The multiple campsite fee will be calculated by multiplying the standard, utility or primitive campsite fee, as applicable, by the number of individual campsites to be used in the designated multiple campsite.
(4) Group camping area - Certain parks: Individual camping units using these facilities must pay campsite fees as published by state parks.
(5) Convenience camping - Fees will be charged for use of overnight accommodations such as yurts, cabins, platform tents, etc.
(6) Conference center facilities - Fees will be charged for use of facilities and services as set forth in the fee schedule published by state parks and will include, but not be limited to: Overnight accommodations in individual recreational housing units or dormitory units; use of meeting rooms, performance venues and rally areas; linen and janitorial services; group food services; and use of equipment, supplies, and staff time necessary to support group activities. Certain deposits, reservation and cancellation fees also apply as set forth in the fee schedule published by state parks and may not be refundable.
(7) Environmental interpretation:
(a) Service fees will be established by the director or designee in order to recover, to the maximum extent practicable, all direct and indirect costs of environmental interpretation services on a program-wide basis based on anticipated attendance.
(b) Material and publication fees will be established by the director or designee. All material and publication fees will be deposited in the parks improvement account to be used for purposes specified in RCW 79A.05.060.
(c) Facility use, including environmental learning center fees, will be established by the commission. A facility use fee schedule is available by contacting Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650.
(8) Adirondacks - Not to include those located in ELC areas: Occupancy shall be limited to the number of built-in bunks provided.
(9) Extra vehicle overnight parking fee will be charged for each additional unhitched vehicle or motorcycle in excess of the one recreational vehicle and its affiliated tow vehicle allowed at each campsite: Provided, An extra vehicle overnight parking fee shall not be imposed when:
(a) Up to four motorcycles occupy one campsite, exclusive of other vehicles, motorcycles, or recreation vehicles; or
(b) When the recreational vehicle and the affiliated tow vehicle arrive at the park together, and after the camper has registered for and occupied the assigned campsite either the recreational vehicle or the affiliated tow vehicle remain parked at the campsite for the duration of the camper's stay.
(10) Unattended vehicle overnight parking permit: Unoccupied vehicles parked overnight in designated areas must register and pay the nightly permit fee. The permit must be prominently displayed in the vehicle.
(11) Watercraft launch permit fee shall be charged at designated facilities. Watercraft launch permit shall not be required for:
(a) Registered overnight guests in the park containing the watercraft launch;
(b) Persons holding limited-income senior citizen, disability or disabled veteran passes;
(c) Vehicles displaying a valid annual natural investment permit (watercraft launch) permit.
(12) Trailer dump station fee - Fee shall not be required for:
(a) Registered camping vehicles in the park containing the dump station;
(b) Vehicles of persons holding limited-income senior citizen, disability or disabled veterans passes;
(c) Vehicles displaying a valid annual natural investment permit.
(13) Variable pricing - Variable prices will apply for use of campsites and/or facilities during such periods as the director or designee may specify.
(14) Popular destination park - A surcharge will apply for use of standard or utility campsites located in a popular destination park during such periods as the director may specify.
(15) Water trail site fees - For one day/night will be set by the commission.
(16) In addition to the regular fee, a surcharge may be imposed for failure to pay the self-registration fee.
(17) Group day use facilities - A minimum daily permit fee will be charged for groups of 20 or more.
(18) Reservation transaction - Fees will be charged as published by state parks and are not refundable.
(19) Moorage facilities - Fee will be charged as published by state parks.
(20) Hot showers, electric stoves - Fees will be charged as published by state parks. Fees published by state parks do not apply in those circumstances set forth in WAC 352-32-280 and 352-32-285 as now or hereafter amended.
(21) Film permits and site location fees will be charged as outlined in chapter 352-74 WAC.
(22) Off-season pass fees will be charged as published by state parks.
(23) Administrative fees will be charged as published by state parks for the replacement of lost, stolen or destroyed passes and permits.
(24) Commercial recreation provider permit registration - a fee shall be charged, as published by state parks for registration as a commercial recreation provider.
(25) Commercial recreation provider permit - A fee shall be charged, as published by state parks for obtaining a permit to engage in commercial recreational use of state parks, as defined in WAC 352-32-010.
(26) Sno-park permit - Seasonal and daily permit fees will be charged as published by state parks.
(27) Special groomed trail permit - A statewide special groomed trail permit will be required for use of special groomed trail areas. The fee charged will be as published by state parks.
(28) Wood debris collection permit - Fee will be charged for collection and removal of wood debris from a state park area pursuant to RCW 4.24.210. The fee may be waived for volunteers assisting with emergency salvage and storm cleanup in the parks.
(29) Merchandise - Prices for merchandise including but not limited to interpretive, recreational and historic materials, literature, food, beverage, grocery and other items at agency operated sales points will be based on market rates and practices.
(30) Back country camping permit - Fee will be charged as published by state parks for selected state park areas as designated by the director.
(31) Group use registration - Fee will be charged for groups of a size to be specified in the fee schedule on a park by park basis who have not otherwise reserved group facilities.
(32) Special event - Fees will be charged based on the cost of providing events and market rates for comparable activities at other locations.
(33) Public assembly - Permit fees based on costs as indicated in WAC 352-32-165.
(34) Aquatic and other state park facilities - Fees will be charged as published by state parks.
(35) Checks dishonored by nonacceptance or nonpayment (NSF checks) - Handling fee and interest:
(a) A handling fee may be assessed consistent with the maximum amount allowed in the office of state procurement, department of general administration's state contract and as published by state parks for checks as defined by chapter 62A.3-104 RCW, dishonored by nonacceptance or nonpayment.
(b) Interest at the maximum rate allowable may be charged on the NSF check as defined by chapter 62A.3-515 RCW, and as published by state parks for a check not paid within fifteen days after a statutory notice of dishonor is sent to maker's last known address.
(36) Fees subject to certificate of participation (COP) and as determined by the commission.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW. WSR 16-10-002, § 352-32-250, filed 4/20/16, effective 5/21/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.070, 79A.05.075, and 79A.05.065. WSR 08-24-006, § 352-32-250, filed 11/20/08, effective 12/21/08. Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW. WSR 07-03-121, § 352-32-250, filed 1/22/07, effective 2/22/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.035, 79A.05.055, and 79A.05.070. WSR 05-01-069, § 352-32-250, filed 12/9/04, effective 1/9/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.070, and 79A.05.075. WSR 04-01-067, § 352-32-250, filed 12/12/03, effective 1/12/04; WSR 03-01-079, § 352-32-250, filed 12/13/02, effective 1/13/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.070, 79A.05.075, and 79A.05.065. WSR 02-19-069, § 352-32-250, filed 9/13/02, effective 10/14/02. Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW, including RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.035, 79A.05.055, and 79A.05.070. WSR 00-13-070, § 352-32-250, filed 6/16/00, effective 7/17/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 79A.05 RCW and RCW 79A.05.070. WSR 00-01-201, § 352-32-250, filed 12/22/99, effective 1/22/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040(2). WSR 98-23-063, § 352-32-250, filed 11/16/98, effective 1/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.060, 43.51.055, 43.51.050, 43.51.040 and 43.51.300. WSR 97-21-133, § 352-32-250, filed 10/21/97, effective 1/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.060, 43.51.055, 43.51.050 and 43.51.040. WSR 96-22-018, § 352-32-250, filed 10/29/96, effective 1/1/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and [43.51.]060. WSR 95-22-067, § 352-32-250, filed 10/30/95, effective 1/1/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.060 and 43.51.395. WSR 95-07-061, § 352-32-250, filed 3/13/95, effective 4/13/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040. WSR 94-23-024, § 352-32-250, filed 11/7/94, effective 1/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.060. WSR 94-13-080, § 352-32-250, filed 6/13/94, effective 7/14/94; WSR 94-08-036, § 352-32-250, filed 3/31/94, effective 5/1/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040. WSR 93-19-113, § 352-32-250, filed 9/20/93, effective 10/21/93; WSR 93-08-025, § 352-32-250, filed 3/30/93, effective 5/1/93. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.51 RCW. WSR 92-10-018, § 352-32-250, filed 4/29/92, effective 5/30/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040. WSR 91-09-001, § 352-32-250, filed 4/4/91, effective 5/15/91; WSR 90-07-062, § 352-32-250, filed 3/20/90, effective 4/20/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060. WSR 89-07-020 (Order 89-01), § 352-32-250, filed 3/7/89; WSR 88-07-074 (Order 103), § 352-32-250, filed 3/18/88, effective 5/15/88; WSR 87-08-008 (Order 100), § 352-32-250, filed 3/23/87, effective 5/15/87; Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040, 43.51.055 and 43.51.060. WSR 85-08-003 (Order 88), § 352-32-250, filed 3/22/85, effective 5/15/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060. WSR 84-09-045 (Order 77), § 352-32-250, filed 4/16/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.055 and 43.51.060. WSR 83-23-094 (Order 71), § 352-32-250, filed 11/22/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040 and 43.51.060. WSR 83-09-031 (Resolution No. 67), § 352-32-250, filed 4/15/83; WSR 82-15-059 (Order 62), § 352-32-250, filed 7/20/82; WSR 82-09-035 (Order 60), § 352-32-250, filed 4/14/82; WSR 81-09-034 (Order 50), § 352-32-250, filed 4/14/81; WSR 80-05-007 (Order 45), § 352-32-250, filed 4/4/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.51.040(2) and 43.51.060(6). WSR 79-09-077 (Order 42), § 352-32-250, filed 8/30/79, effective 10/1/79; WSR 79-02-032 (Order 41), § 352-32-250, filed 1/23/79, effective 5/1/79; WSR 78-05-082 (Order 39), § 352-32-250, filed 5/1/78; Order 36, § 352-32-050 (codified as WAC 352-32-250), filed 10/11/77; Order 27, § 352-32-250, filed 11/19/76.]
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