New Hampshire - 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.

New Hampshire Revised Statute 155-A:2 State Building Code.

I. All buildings, building components, and structures constructed in New Hampshire shall comply with the state building code and state fire code. The construction, design, structure, maintenance, and use of all buildings or structures to be erected and the alteration, renovation, rehabilitation, repair, removal, or demolition of all buildings and structures previously erected shall be governed by the provisions of the state building code.


New Hampshire Revised Statute 21-N:9 Rulemaking.

II. The board of education shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to:

  • (a) The organization of school administrative units.
  • (b) The duties of school boards.
  • (c) Standards for school building construction.
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