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Rental Boiler Operating Permit

What is the Purpose of this Permit?
To allow a business to use a rental boiler at one location only. The permit shall be submitted by the organization that owns the rental boiler.
Who Issues this Permit?
Department of Labor and Industries
What Activities Require this Permit?
Operating rental boilers in the state of Washington
How Much Will this Permit Cost?
$59.00
Do I Need to Include Anything with my Application?
No.
Is the Decision on my Permit Dependent on Anything Besides the Information in my Application?
No.
How Long Will it Take to Review my Application?
Allow 24 hours for a response. Accuracy and completeness speeds up the processing time.
Where do I Submit my Application?
Applications may be submitted by email to:
boiler@lni.wa.gov (preferred method of submission), fax (360-902-5292) or mail (Department of Labor & Industries, P.O. Box 44410, Olympia, Washington 98504-4410).
How Long is my Permit Valid?
Permit is valid for one year.
Notes / Comments:
The application which is called Rental Boiler Operating Permit - Good at this Location Only is available by contacting the Department of Labor & Industries, Boiler program. It is not available on-line.

You must contact the Department of Labor & Industries, Boiler Program at boiler@Lni.wa.gov.
Permit Timeliness Results

Permit Timeliness data collection is in response to a State Auditor’s Performance Audit and RCW 43.42A. Each regulatory agency developed a plan to improve permit clarity, predictability, and timeliness. Each agency considers the customers experience to ensure permit assistance is simple to use, easy to access, and designed in a customer-friendly manner. Agencies report progress to the Governor’s Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA). ORIA prepares and distributes reports, with participation from the State Auditor’s Office and Results Washington. See latest report here: https://www.oria.wa.gov/ORIA-2018-PermitTimelinessProgressReport.pdf.

All permits submitted for reporting were entered into this Regulatory Handbook. Here are the results of the performance data:

Estimated Time Required By the Agency to Process a Permit Application (Definition)
Average number of days from Receipt to Complete: 1
Maximum number of days from Receipt to Complete: 1

Estimated Time Required By the Agency to Issue a Permit Decision (Definition)
Average number of days from Complete Application to Decision: 1
Maximum number of days from Complete Application to Decision: 1

(Summary results based on 24 submittals in 2020)

Where can I get permitting assistance?
Helpdesk phone: For General Information: (360) 902-6400
Subject matter expert phone: Boilers Central Office: (360) 902-6400 or fax: (360) 902-5292
Subject matter expert email: boiler@lni.wa.gov
Statewide Contact:
Department of Labor and Industries
7273 Linderson Way SW
PO Box 44000, Olympia WA 98504-4000
Tumwater, WA 98501-5414
Telephone: (360) 902-5800
Telephone: (800) 833-6388
Fax: (360) 902-5798
Website: https://www.lni.wa.gov/
* Permit information last updated 12/3/2020
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