Reopening and Reimagining for a Brighter Future - Reopening Plan

Facilities

Mandatory Assurances

  1. Each BOCES reopening plan which include changes or additions to facilities must comply with the requirements of the 2020 New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (BC) and the State Energy Conservation Code and submit all changes to OFP.
  2. Each BOCES reopening plan must ensure compliance with the 2020 Building Condition Survey and Visual Inspection, where applicable.
  3. Each BOCES reopening plan must provide provisions to conduct the Lead-In-Water Testing as required by NYSDOH regulation 67-4.
  4. Each BOCES reopening plan must ensure all existing and new Alcohol-based Hand-Rub Dispensers which are installed in any locations is in accordance with FCNYS 2020 Section 5705.5.
  5. Each BOCES reopening plan which include the installation of dividers in classrooms, libraries, cafeterias, auditoriums, gymnasiums, doors, and other points of congregation will ensure the submission of detailed floorplans to OFP for review.
  6. Each BOCES reopening plan must ensure that all new building construction and temporary quarter project will be submitted to OFP for a full code review.
  7. Each BOCES reopening plan which include new facilities for leasing must provide a plan to consult with OFP for a preliminary evaluation
  8. Each BOCES reopening plan which includes the temporary or permanent use of Tents must provide plans adhering to the BCNYS.
  9. Each BOCES reopening plan must ensure that the existing or altered number of toilet and sink fixtures meet the minimum standards of the BCNYS.
  10. Each BOCES reopening plan must ensure that each building provides one drinking fountain per one hundred occupants or provide a written plan for a reasonable alternate source of drinking water.
  11. Each BOCES reopening plan must provide written plans on how to maintain adequate, code required ventilation (natural or mechanical) as designed.
  12. Each BOCES reopening plan must ensure that all project submissions only dedicated to “COVID-19 Reopening “will be labeled as such.
  13. Each BOCES reopening plan which include the use of plastic separators must comply with the 2020 BCNYS Section 2606.