Proposing a Code Change
Statewide code change proposals must be submitted in writing on the appropriate form with the indicated supporting documentation. To help facilitate this process, you can download the appropriate forms from our website as either a pdf or Word document. Statewide code change proposals for the new code are accepted until March 1. See WAC 51-04-020 for more specific information on submission dates and the adoption period.
Energy Code Forms:
pdf version of theStandard Energy Code Change Form
Word version of theStandard Energy Code Change Form
pdf version of theEnergy Code Change Short Form
The short form is for use only with editorial coordination, clarifications and corrections ONLY
Word version of the Energy Code Change Short Form
If you are experiencing difficulty with formattingin the Word version of the form, you can go tothe Developer tab on the top menu and select"Restrict Editing." There is a button on the bottom of the page to "Stop Protection."
Cities and Counties submitting a proposal for local amendments affecting residential construction should submit a Local Residential Amendment review form.