ERIC Number: ED253950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
South Carolina School Facilities Planning and Construction Guide.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of School Planning and Building.
This publication, the result of a review of state school construction regulations, was developed for the purpose of providing an up-to-date guide on current laws, regulations, and the technology of the building profession. It is intended for architects and engineers as well as for school superintendents and boards of trustees, all of whom are asked to utilize the guide in each phase of planning and construction. Throughout the guide, mandated requirements are differentiated from recommendations or commentary by the use of "shall" or "shall not" in bold type. The material is presented in 15 divisions, as follows: (1) general requirements, (2) site selection, (3) design criteria, (4) barrier-free design, (5) emergency preparedness, (6) schematic and design development phase, (7) construction documents phase, (8) bidding and award phase, (9) construction phase, (10) plumbing, (11) mechanical, (12) electrical, (13) sample forms, (14) checklists, and (15) reference material. (MLF)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Architects, Bids, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Electrical Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergency Programs, Engineers, Facility Guidelines, Legal Responsibility, Mechanical Equipment, Plumbing, Records (Forms), School Construction, Site Selection, State Legislation, State Standards, Structural Elements (Construction)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of School Planning and Building.
Identifiers: South Carolina