Current laws and rules: Engineers, land surveyors, and on-site

Engineers, land surveyors, and on-site designers and inspectors

Engineers

The Laws and Rules Relating to Professional Engineers include:

  • RCW 18.43: Engineers and land surveyors
  • RCW 18.235: Uniform regulation of business and professions act
  • RCW 58.24: State agency for surveys and maps — Fees
  • WAC 196: Licensing, Department of (Engineers and Land Surveyors, Board of Registration for professional)
  • WAC 332-120: Survey monuments — Removal or destruction

Land surveyors

The Laws and Rules Relating to Professional Land Surveyors include:

  • RCW 18.43: Engineers and land surveyors
  • RCW 18.235: Uniform regulation of business and professions act
  • WAC 196: Licensing, department of (engineers and land surveyors, board of registration for professional)
  • RCW 58.04: Boundaries
  • RCW 58.09: Surveys — Recording
  • RCW 58.17: Plats — Subdivisions — Dedications
  • RCW 58.24: State agency for surveys and maps — Fees
  • WAC 332-120: Survey monuments — Removal or destruction
  • WAC 332-130: Minimum standards for land boundary surveys and geodetic control surveys and guidelines for the preparation of land descriptions

On-site designers and inspectors

The Laws and Rules Relating to On-site Designers and Inspectors include:

  • RCW 18.210: On-site wastewater treatment systems — Designer licensing
  • RCW 18.235: Uniform regulation of business and professions act
  • RCW 70.118.120: Inspectors — Certificate of competency
  • WAC 196-30: Fees for on-site wastewater treatment designers and inspectors
  • WAC 196-32: On-site wastewater treatment system designer licenses/inspector certificates of competency
  • WAC 196-33: Rules of professional practice for licensees designing on-site wastewater treatment systems
  • WAC 196-34: Continuing education of licensed professional on-site wastewater treatment system designers

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Explanation of abbreviations

  • RCW—Revised Code of Washington (Washington State laws)
  • WAC—Washington Administrative Code (Washington State agency regulations)
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