Chapter 8.04
GENERAL PROVISIONS*

Sections:

8.04.010    Chapter purpose.

8.04.020    Authorizes contract with county.

8.04.030    Health officer – Designated.

*    For statutory provisions authorizing the director of public health to act as health officer for other cities within the county, see RCW 70.08.050. For provisions authorizing cities to contract for such services, see RCW 70.08.090.

8.04.010 Chapter purpose.

The provisions of this chapter are an exercise of the police power of the city to promote the public health, safety, and welfare, and its provisions shall be liberally construed for the accomplishment of that purpose. (Ord. 728 § 1, 1974).

8.04.020 Authorizes contract with county.

The appropriate officers of the city are authorized to contract with King County, Washington, and the subdivision thereof known as Seattle-King County department of public health to provide certain services for and on behalf of the city relating to the public health. The terms of such contract, the services to be performed thereunder, and the compensation to be paid for such services shall be negotiated and renegotiated from time to time. (Ord. 728 § 2, 1974).

8.04.030 Health officer – Designated.

The director of public health of the Seattle-King County department of public health is appointed as the health officer for the city. (Ord. 728 § 3, 1974).