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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 15. Department of Corrections
Chapter 81. Standards for Planning, Design, Construction, and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities
2/17/2020

6VAC15-81-300. Minor Renovation Projects; Required Information.

A. A locality or regional jail proposing a renovation project that does not increase design capacity and for which the cost is less than $5 million or higher if approved by the board shall submit the following in lieu of the planning study:

1. Identification of the problem, need, or reason for the project.

2. Description of current situation including:

a. Analysis of existing facilities to include space utilization, condition, and capacity of facilities.

b. Determination of existing and recommended facility procedures related to the need.

c. Examination of existing and recommended alternatives to fulfill the need and the feasibility of implementing such alternatives.

3. Detailed written description of the planned project including an analysis of any existing facility function that would be displaced, replaced, or enhanced by the proposed renovation.

4. Statement of who will be responsible for designing, supervising, and accepting the project for the owner.

5. Conceptual floor plans, at a scale not smaller than 1/16 inch per foot, with indication by distinct symbols, overlays, or other means to denote work to be done.

6. Analysis of the project impact on staffing.

7. Analysis of the project impact on operating costs.

8. Analysis of impact on the security of the facility.

9. Total estimated project cost with a description of the basis and a breakdown of the estimate into construction costs, fees, and other expenses.

10. Proposed construction schedule to include anticipated completion date.

11. Other project-specific information as determined by the reviewing authority.

B. Nonreimbursable items as listed in 6VAC15-81-290 Q also apply to minor renovation projects.

Statutory Authority

§§ 53.1-5, 53.1-80, and 53.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 34, Issue 12, eff. March 8, 2018.

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