Application — Public elementary and secondary schools, community college buildings and state-owned or state-leased essential services buildings.
Enforcing Agency — Division of the State Architect, Structural Safety.
Authority: Education Code Sections 17310 and 81142, and Health and Safety Code Section 16022.
Reference: Education Code Sections 17280 through 17316, and 81130 through 81147, and Health and Safety Code Sections 16000 through 16023.
The Division of the State Architect has been delegated the responsibility and authority by the Department of General Services to review and approve the design and observe the construction of public school buildings and state-owned or state-leased essential services buildings.
The applicable building standards are as follows:
- 1.1 School Buildings; Sections 4-301 through 4-355, Group 1, Chapter 4, Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations.
- 1.2 State-owned or State-leased Essential Services Buildings; Sections 4-201 through 4-249, Chapter 4, Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations.
- Technical Regulations.
Various model codes adopted by reference into the California Building Standards Code, Title 24, Parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 12, California Code of Regulations, for school buildings and state-owned or state-leased essential service buildings.
Plans and specifications for the construction, alteration or addition to any school building owned, leased or rented by any public school district shall be submitted to the Division of the State Architect for review and approval.
For all other provisions, see the 2010 Edition, Title 24, Part 12, Chapter 12-1.