Kansas - Building Construction and Maintenance: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law establishes guidelines for school construction and building maintenance that may address student health and safety.

2017 Kansas Statutes 31-150 Fire safety and prevention; school buildings; construction, reconstruction or renovation requirements; accessibility to persons with a disability

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the construction, reconstruction or renovation of school buildings shall comply with the requirements of the 2000 edition of the international building code as published by the international codes council. All electric wiring shall conform to requirements of the 1999 issue of the national electric code of the national fire protection association.

(b) The construction, reconstruction or renovation of mobile, modular, portable or relocatable school buildings shall conform to the requirements of the 2000 edition of the life safety code as published by the national fire protection association.
(c) The construction, reconstruction or renovation of all school buildings shall conform to the provisions for making buildings and facilities accessible to, and usable by, persons with a disability, as required by K.S.A. 58-1301 through 58-1311, and amendments thereto.

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