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PROJECT APPENDIX A - 7

LOCALLY FUNDED, LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUMMARY OF

STANDARD DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES FOR

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION & IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

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  • THESE PROJECTS REQUIRE PLAN AND SPECIFICATION REVIEW FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS ONLY. FINAL PLAN SUBMITTAL SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 3. SCHEMATIC AND PRELIMINARY PLAN SUBMITTALS ARE NOT REQUIRED. USE ABC Form B-1: TRANSMITTAL OF PLANS AND/OR SPECIFICATIONS, WHEN SUBMITTING DESIGN DOCUMENTS FOR REVIEW.

    •  THESE PROJECTS ARE NOT ADMINISTERED BY THE ABC; THEREFORE, THE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES OF CHAPTERS 4, 5, 6, 7, AND 8 DO NOT APPLY.

    •  EXCEPT AS STATED ABOVE, USE UNIFORM DOCUMENTS AND STANDARD FORMS AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE OWNER FOR DESIGN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, PROJECT MANUAL, AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT. DO NOT USE ABC UNIFORM DOCUMENTS AND STANDARD FORMS.

    •  THE BC PROJECT NUMBER MUST BE USED WHEN MAKING INQUIRIES OR DOCUMENT SUBMITTALS IN ORDER TO PROPERLY IDENTIFY THE PROJECT.

    •  WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED OF DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE ABC:

                     1. Submit original documents - no carbon copies.

                     2. Do not highlight text. Highlighted text does not produce a good

                         scanned image.

                     3. Preferably, submit only letter size (82 X 11) documents.

                     4. Preferably, send only one-sided documents.

    TYPICAL ROUTING OF DESIGN DOCUMENTS DURING PLAN REVIEW

    All submissions of design documents must be transmitted using

    ABC Form B-1, TRANSMITTAL of PLANS and/or SPECIFICATIONS.

    1. DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

    SUBMITS FINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS TO ABC FOR ACCESSIBILITY REVIEW AND APPROVAL

    2. ALABAMA BUILDING COMMISSION

    a. REVIEWS FINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS

    b. CONFIRMS APPROVAL OR REJECTION WITH A "PROJECT COMMENT LETTER" TO THE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL AND OWNER

    c. RETAINS APPROVED FINAL SUBMISSION AS A PART OF THE PROJECT RECORD

    3. DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

    ADDRESSES REVIEW COMMENTS BY ABC, ADVANCING TO OBTAIN APPROVAL