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22 Pa. Code § 21.81. Plans.


§ 21.81. Plans.

 The Department will approve final plans when the plans conform to the requirements of §  21.71 (relating to plans), standards as prepared by the Department, and the requirements of other departments and agencies, including the provisions of the act of September 1, 1965 (P. L. 459, No. 240) (71 P. S. § §  1455.1—1455.3a), relating to grounds, buildings, and facilities. The board of school directors shall submit to the Department certification of all necessary approvals from local, regional, and state agencies relating to health, safety, design, planning highway access, and freedom from flooding and subsidence.


   The provisions of this §  21.81 adopted October 2, 1970, effective October 3, 1970, 1 Pa.B. 324; reserved October 6, 1972, effective October 7, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 1889; amended April 22, 1977, effective April 23, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1084. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (30498).

Notes of Decisions

   In that neither the Department of Education nor the school district need comply with 37 Pa.C.S. §  508 (relating to interagency cooperation) before approval of plan to demolish and reconstruct portions of a school building, issue of Department procedures, review and approval is moot. Goldsborough v. Department of Education, 576 A.2d 1172 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1990); affirmed 599 A.2d 645 (Pa. 1991).

   The public School Code and Education Regulations permit local regulation of school building construction that is supplement to, or consistent with, State standards. Skepton v. Borough of Northampton, 486 A.2d 1022 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1985).

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