Chapter 7.04
SANITARY CODE

Sections:

7.04.010    Sanitary code adopted.

7.04.020    Copies on file.

7.04.030    Title.

7.04.040    Definitions.

7.04.050    Territory covered.

7.04.060    Enforcement.

7.04.070    Penalties.

7.04.080    Interference with notices.

7.04.090    Enforcement of other sets of regulations.

7.04.100    Inspections.

7.04.110    Permit regulations.

7.04.120    Disposition of fees.

7.04.130    Right of appeal.

7.04.010 Sanitary code adopted.

That certain document, being marked and designated as the "Sanitary Code of the County of Snohomish, State of Washington, Promulgated by the Snohomish County Health Department, Dated December 23, 1957," except Article VIII thereof which is excluded is hereby adopted by this section as the sanitary code of Snohomish county. It provides for the issuance of permits and collection of fees thereof and penalties for the violation of the code.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.020 Copies on file.

Three copies of the sanitary code are on file in the office of the county auditor. One copy is on file with the city clerk of each of the following cities: Arlington, Darrington, Edmonds, Everett, Gold Bar, Granite Falls, Index, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Marysville, Monroe, Mountlake Terrace, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Stanwood, Sultan and Woodway.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.030 Title.

The rules and regulations herein contained shall be known as the sanitary code of the Snohomish county board of health.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.040 Definitions.

(1) "Board of health" means the board of health of Snohomish county.

(2) "Department of health" or "department" means the Snohomish county health department.

(3) "Health officer" means the Snohomish county health officer.

(4) "Sanitary code" or "code" means and comprises the rules and regulations formulated, promulgated, adopted and subsequently amended by the Snohomish county board of health and approved by the Washington state board of health.

(5) "Person" means an individual, firm, corporation or association.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.050 Territory covered.

The provisions of this code shall be in force within the jurisdiction of the county board of health as provided in RCW 70.06.020.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.060 Enforcement.

It is the duty of the county health officer or his authorized representatives to enforce the provisions of this code.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.070 Penalties.

Any person who violates or refuses to or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this code shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and liable to punishment as provided in SCC 1.04.100. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to exempt an offender from any other suit, prosecution or penalty provided by law.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.080 Interference with notices.

No person shall remove, mutilate or conceal any notice or placard of the department of health posted in or on any premises or public place except by permission of the health officer or his authorized representative.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.090 Enforcement of other sets of regulations.

The regulations of this code shall be supplemental to the regulations, rules and orders of the state board of health, public health law, penal law, and other Washington state laws relating to public health and shall, as to matters to which it refers, and within the jurisdiction heretofore prescribed, supersede all prior rules and regulations of the board of health and all local ordinances heretofore or hereafter enacted inconsistent herewith.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.100 Inspections.

(1) All premises covered by this code shall be subject to the inspection of the health officer or his authorized representative. If any violation of the sanitary code exists on the premises, any permit granted by the health officer may be suspended forthwith.

(2) No person, firm or corporation shall refuse to allow the health officer or his authorized representative to fully inspect any and all premises entered in the performance of his duty. No person, firm or corporation shall molest or resist the health officer or his authorized representative in the discharge of their duties.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.110 Permit regulations.

All applicants for permits or written approval herein required shall be made upon forms prescribed and furnished by the department of health and shall be signed by the applicant who shall be the person or authorized agent of a firm or corporation responsible for conformance to the conditions of the permit or approval applied for. Applications shall contain such data and information and be accompanied by such plans as may be required. A permit issued to a particular person, firm or corporation or for a designated place, purpose or vehicle shall not be valid for use by any other person, firm or corporation or for any other place, purpose or vehicles than that designated therein. Permits or written approvals may contain general and specific conditions and every person, firm or corporation which shall have obtained a permit or written approval as herein required shall conform to the conditions prescribed in the permit or written approval and to the provisions of the sanitary code. Every such permit shall expire as stated on the permit and may be renewed by the health officer, suspended for cause by the health officer, or revoked by the health officer after due notice and hearing.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.120 Disposition of fees.

All fees collected under the provisions of the sanitary code contained herein shall be payable to the county health department and credited to the public health pooling fund to aid in the carrying out of the provisions of the sanitary code.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).

7.04.130 Right of appeal.

Any person whose permit or application for written approval has been denied, suspended, or revoked by the health officer may make appeal to the board of health for a hearing and a review of the findings. The appeal shall be in writing and shall be filed with the board of health within 10 days of the denial, suspension or revocation.

(Res. adopted December 17, 1962).