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22 Pa. Code § 21.71. Plans.

§ 21.71. Plans.

 (a)  The Department will provide written comment to the board of school directors on a district’s preliminary plans. Department approval of preliminary plans is contingent upon the following:

   (1)  The submission by the board of school directors of documents required by § §  21.24, 21.31, 21.41, 21.42, 21.52 and 21.72.

   (2)  A determination by the Department that no aspect of the project upon completion presents danger to the health or safety of the users of the facility or the public.

   (3)  A written response by the board of school directors to the Department’s comments on the plan, including documentation that the comments of the Department have been discussed at a public meeting before the local board of school directors and that the public has been given an opportunity to comment. The public meeting shall be advertised in the same manner as a regular local board of school directors meeting. The board’s written response shall include a complete summary of public comments on the project.

 (b)  The Department will notify the local board of school directors of its decision concerning approval or disapproval of preliminary plans within 30 days of submission of items in subsection (a).


   The provisions of this §  21.71 amended under sections 701.1, 731, 733 and 735 of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  7-701.1, 7-731, 7-733 and 7-735); section 1319 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  369); and sections 2574.1 and 2576 of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. § §  25-2574.1 and 25-2576).


   The provisions of this §  21.71 adopted October 2, 1970, effective October 3, 1970, 1 Pa.B. 324; amended October 6, 1972, effective October 7, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 1889; amended April 22, 1977, effective April 23, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1084; amended February 5, 1988, effective July 1, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 553. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (98934).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  21.31 (relating to description of educational goals and facilities); and 22 Pa. Code §  21.81 (relating to plans).

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