Rule Updates

Rules Under Development

Factory-built housing and commercial structures

Chapter 296-150F, WAC

All updates for this rule:

Factory Assembled Structures (Chapter 296-150F WAC, Factory-Built Housing and Commercial Structures)

The department is considering changes to the Factory Assembled Structures (FAS) rules in chapter 296-150F WAC. The changes under consideration would: Implement new legislation that passed the legislature in 2019. This includes: Engrossed 3rd Substitute House Bill (E3SHB) 1257 (Chapter 285, 2019 Laws) concerning energy efficiency; House Bill (HB) 1486 (Chapter 165, 2019 Laws) concerning delegation of inspection duties for factory built housing and commercial structures; and Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill (ESSB) 5383 (Chapter 352, 2019 Laws) concerning tiny houses. Allow manufactured building panels to be inspected and approved before shipment to a construction site in Washington. This change has been requested by some manufacturers of panelized construction that want to ship wall, floor and roof panels with concealed construction to the building site. Additionally, L&I is reviewing the existing rules to consider updates, clarification, housekeeping, and other changes.854.


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

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