The Designers’ Manual provides standards, criteria, and guides for the development and execution of capital projects pursued under State Building Commission Authority.


Designers’ Manual chapters provide guidance for procedures to follow in administration of projects.

  1. Owner Information
  2. Chapter 1: Introduction
  3. Chapter 2: Designer Agreement and Payments
  4. Chapter 3: Design
  5. Chapter 4: Project Manual Guide
  6. Chapter 5: Procurement
  7. Chapter 6: Construction
  8. Chapter 7: Closeout and Record Documents


Designers’ Manual appendices provide standard forms and documents, and institution-specific information. Guidance on use of Appendix 1 and Appendix 2 documents is provided in the Designers’ Manual chapters.

Appendix 1: Administrative Forms

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Appendix 2: Standard Bidding and Construction Documents

In addition to the Designers’ Manual chapters also refer to C42 Standard Document Instructions and Checklist for Appendix 2 document instructions.

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Division 00 Procurement and Contracting Requirements

Division 01 General Requirements

Divisions 07, 23, and 26

Appendix 3: System or Campus Specific Guidelines and Requirements

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