Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
1/22/2022

Part IV. Project Development

6VAC35-30-90. Preliminary design.

A. The sponsor shall submit preliminary design (35%) documents to the department as defined in the CPSM and required by approved department procedures.

B. Preliminary design (35%) documents shall be reviewed by the department for compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and any guidance documents that are incorporated herein.

1. If the department requires changes to the preliminary design (35%) documents, all such required changes shall be communicated in writing to the sponsor.

2. The sponsor shall respond in writing to the department to all comments received from the department in the preliminary design review. Necessary revisions to the project documents may be incorporated in the submission of the construction documents (referred to as the "working drawings" in the CPSM); however, all issues detailed in these writings shall be resolved before the project is advanced to the construction document phase (referred to as the "working drawings phase" in the CPSM).

C. When all review comments have been addressed and resolved, the department shall notify the sponsor that the project has progressed to the construction documents phase.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.5, 16.1-309.9, 16.1-322.7 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-15-001 § 4.1, eff. September 9, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 11, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-30-100. Construction documents.

A. The sponsor shall submit construction documents to the department as defined in the CPSM and required by approved department procedures.. The construction documents shall include 100% complete working drawings, 100% complete specifications, and all required review approvals from local building, health, and fire officials.

B. The construction documents shall be reviewed by the department for compliance with applicable statutes, regulations, and any guidance documents incorporated herein, and for incorporation of all changes required by the department at the preliminary document review stage. This review in no way releases the sponsor from other applicable responsibilities and requirements.

1. If the department requires changes to the construction documents, all such required changes shall be communicated in writing to the sponsor.

2. The sponsor shall respond in writing to the department to all comments received from the department in the construction document review. All issues detailed in these writings shall be resolved before the project is advanced to the bidding phase.

C. When all review comments have been addressed and resolved, the department shall approve the construction documents and advise the sponsor in writing, as required in approved department procedures, that the project may progress to the bidding phase (referred to as the "bid documents phase" in the CPSM).

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.5, 16.1-309.9, 16.1-322.7 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-15-001 § 4.2, eff. September 9, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 11, eff. July 1, 2011.

6VAC35-30-110. Change order process.

If, during the project development stage, any substantive change in the scope of the project, any increase in the estimated cost of construction, or any change in the operational staff requirements occurs, the review process shall be suspended until the project is resubmitted to the board for further review and possible change in the status of reimbursement recommendation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-309.5, 16.1-309.9, 16.1-322.7 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR690-15-001 § 4.3, eff. September 9, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 27, Issue 11, eff. July 1, 2011.

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