Facilities Planning

Education Law 408.b

*S 408-b. Submitting plans and specifications of school buildings with local fire and law enforcement officials. The appropriate authorities for each public and private school building in the state shall submit the most current plans and specifications for each school building under their responsibility to the fire and law enforcement officials in the city, towns or village where the school building is located. The commissioner may adopt such rules and regulations as are necessary and appropriate to implement the provisions of this section to facilitate its purpose of providing quick and easy access to and passage through school buildings should it be necessary for fire or law enforcement reasons. Such regulations shall authorize submittal of simplified plans showing access and passage ways for older schools where original plans or blue-prints may not exist or where the school authorities can justify a claim of hardship in meeting the requirements of this section.

*NB Effective March 19, 2001

Last Updated: May 21, 2009