Our Responsibilities Include:
The Construction & Compliance Section assists in the design and construction administration management of projects when a state agency does not have a licensed staff Architect or Engineer, or when a state agency negotiates those services with DCC. The section assists state agencies in the hiring of architects and engineers and chairs the negotiating committee. The section conducts building code, life safety and accessibility (2010 ADA Standard) reviews, issues acceptance of code footprints and construction documents, performs construction inspections for compliance and issues acceptance for occupancy of state agencies capital improvement construction projects
The Design Section consists of architectural and engineering designers, who serve under a licensed Architect/Engineer and complete design work for agencies statewide, as well as the Capitol Complex. Services include, but are not limited to: design, code compliance, construction documents, bid analysis, construction administration, and space planning.
The Document Management Section posts bid documents, provides standardized front end specifications including general conditions, manages the on-line plan room, including issuing of addenda, provides bid tabulations to agencies and maintains the agency archives and the state’s historical archive of construction documents (K.S.A. 75-1267).