Facilities Services

Updated/Reviewed: 02/09/02

Policy Statement 14: Occupying New Buildings


Inspection and Acceptance of New Buildings

New buildings may not be occupied or used until inspected and accepted by the Office of State Construction and Facilities Engineering and Architectural Services. Using Departments may not make any agreements to move into or use a building prior to its acceptance.


Occupancy Date

In the latter stages of construction, the Director, Facilities Engineering and Architectural Services shall determine a target acceptance date. All using Departments shall make advance preparations with Facilities Services and Materials Management Department to move from the present location into the new building. These preparations with Facilities Services and Materials Management Department shall be made well in advance. Final approval to move into a new building shall be obtained from Facilities Services through the Director, Facilities Engineering and Architectural Services in writing.