37 Tex. Admin. Code § 257.4 - Required Submissions

Information shall be furnished by the owner or the owner's representative to the commission staff at the following stages of planning and construction.

(1) Schematic design. Documents shall illustrate the scale, relationship of project components, and cost estimates.
(2) Design development. Drawings and specification documents shall illustrate and describe the size and character of the entire project as to structural, mechanical, and electrical systems, life safety and detention locking systems, construction materials, cost estimates, and other essentials as may be appropriate.
(3) Construction documents. Drawings and specification documents shall include detail requirements for the construction of the entire project including necessary bidding information, bidding forms, final cost estimates of construction cost, and operation cost. These documents shall include the conditions of the construction contract or contracts.
(4) Addendum, substitutions and changes. Copies of all proposed addendum prepared during the bidding phase shall be forwarded to the executive director prior to being issued. The executive director shall respond in writing, giving approval or disapproval promptly to the architect, not longer than ten working days after receiving the request. Modifications, changes and all substitutions of equal material or equipment for those specified in the approved contract documents must receive written approval by the executive director prior to the change order or substitution approval being issued. Emergency approval of addendum, modifications, substitutions or changes may be sought and obtained by telephone or facsimile from the executive director who will subsequently issue a confirming answer in writing.
(5) Award of construction contract. Upon award of the construction contract, the owner or the owner's representative shall notify the commission staff of the date construction is to commence, estimated time of completion, and the amount of the contract.


37 Tex. Admin. Code § 257.4
The provisions of this §257.4 adopted to be effective December 12, 1994, 19 TexReg 9376.

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