1-06-084 - Notice of availability

1-06-084. Notice of availability

(1) Generally. Once records responsive to a request, or any installment thereof, have been located, assembled, reviewed, and prepared for release, and any affected third persons or agencies notified, the agency will promptly notify the requestor that those records are available for inspection or copying.

(2)Statement of copying, mailing, or other costs. The notice of availability will state any costs for obtaining a copy of the records, the costs for having a copy mailed to the requestor, and any other allowable costs under WAC 1-06-090 or the Public Records Act.

(3)Response to notice of availability. Upon receipt of a notice of availability, the requestor may inspect the records by:

(a)Scheduling a viewing appointment as provided under WAC 1-06-086;

(b) Requesting that a copy of the requested records be held for pickup at the agency office, subject to payment of any copying or other charges; or

(c) Requesting that a copy of the requested records be sent to the requestor, subject to payment of any copying or other charges.

(4) Failure to respond to notice of availability. If, within ten business days of issuance of a notice of availability, the requestor fails to claim the records, or any installment thereof, by either scheduling a viewing appointment or requesting copies and making any required payment, the agency may consider the request closed. In such case, the agency may cease locating, assembling, reviewing, or otherwise processing any remaining records, and it may dispose of any records made available as provided under WAC 1-06-095.

(Adopted by WSR 17-24-026, Filed 11/28/2017, effective 12/29/2017)

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