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Rule Updates

Rules Under Development

Plumbers certification

Chapter 296-400A, WAC

All updates for this rule:

Plumber Certification Rules Updates (Chapter 296-400A)

The purpose of this rulemaking is to review the plumber certification rules for housekeeping changes in order to further clarify the rules. The plumber certification rules are reviewed on a regular basis to: ensure the rules are consistent with the national consensus standards; industry practice; and to clarify the rules. The rule changes put forward included: - Amending the rule to be consistent with the national consensus code; - Encourages the visible display of the plumber certificate of competency; and - General housekeeping changes. The Plumbing Program worked with the Washington State Advisory Board of Plumbers, with representation from business, labor, and the public, regarding employer compliance with plumbing rules. The Advisory Board of Plumber has endorsed the proposed changes. The changes were adopted 4/5/2016 and became effective on 5/16/2016.732.


Rule Changes Effective


PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language


Public Hearing


Comments Due


PDF: Proposed Rulemaking (CR 102)

PDF: Proposed Rule Language


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

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