Kansas Department of Administration

Building Design and Construction Manual (BDCM)

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All chapters were updated July of 2021 unless otherwise noted.

Table of Contents
Part A - Policy and Procedures Divider Tab
Part A - Chapter 1 - Glossary
Part A - Chapter 2 -  Design, Construction & Compliance Organization, Services & Fees
Part A - Chapter 3 - Capital Improvement Projects
Part A - Chapter 4 - Document Submittal Requirements
Part A - Chapter 5 - Code and Occupancy Requirements
Part A - Chapter 6 - Bidding Through DCC Planroom
Part A - Chapter 7  - Contractor Pre-Qualification
Part A - Chapter 8  - Owner's Responsibilities

Part B - Capital Improvement Projects Divider Tab
Part B - Chapter 1 - Owner's Responsibilities - Supplemental
Part B - Chapter 2 - Procurement of Architectural, Engineering & Land Surveying Services
Part B - Chapter 3 - Selection of Design Professionals - Large Projects
Part B - Chapter 4 - Selection of Design Professionals - On-call Projects
Part B - Chapter 5 - Design Services
Part B - Chapter 6 - Bidding and Construction Administration Services
Part B - Chapter 7 - Procurement of Alternative Project Delivery Building Construction

Building Design & Construction Manual 2022
Comprehensive, printable, searchable .pdf. (Blank sheets have been inserted so when printed, it will be double-sided with each chapter starting on the right hand page. To search the open document, click the binoculars in the navigation panel or use Ctrl + F)

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