that the State and local government officials do not have
the authority to reject, accept, or make changes to the
work and is there only to assist GSA in achieving code
The Facilities Standards and the noted guides apply to
the GSA building program.
State and local government recommendations. The GSA
Project Manager should make an effort to incorporate
(In case of conflict between the Facilities Standards and
State and local government recommendations when
a specific building guide, the guide takes precedence.)
reasonable and when in the best interest of the
Government. Notwithstanding, it is GSA's policy to
See also: U.S. Courts Design
comply with State and local building codes to the maxi-
Guide; U.S. Marshals Service
mum extent practicable. GSA shall review all recommen-
dations made by State and local government officials.
Specifications for Special
Each recommendation shall be carefully considered
Purpose and Support Space
based on adequacy, cost, and nationally accepted practice.
Manual - sections 1,2 &,3;
However, GSA has the final authority to accept or reject
Courthouse Project Handbook,
any recommendation. The GSA Project Manager
shall maintain a record of all recommendations and
comments from State and local government officials
See also: United States Border
for the duration of the project.
Station Design Guide (PBS
Child Care Centers
See also: Child Care Center
Design Guide (PBS P140).
GSA PBS Design Excellence,
Policies and Procedures.
GSA PBS Design Excellence
The Whole Building Design
GSA PBS Fine Arts Program
Desk Guide 2002.
14 F A C I L I T I E S S T A N D A R D S
Revised March 2005 PBS-P100