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Facilities Planning Manual
(known formerly as the Capital Outlay Handbook)

Most of the documents listed below are in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format. Note, that the addresses listed may not be current; refer to each agencies web site for current information.

 Title Pages, Table of Contents, Preface & Acknowledgements

 Title Pages, etc.

 A. Capital Outlay Process
  • The Challenge

Chapter 1 

 B. Master Planning
  • College Master Planning


Chapter 2

C. Capital Outlay Budgeting


  • Project Priorities and Selection
  • Five Year Construction Plans
  • Capital Outlay Project Proposals

Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5

 D. Capital Outlay Project Design & Construction  
  • Project Management
  • Programming Design
  • Bidding & Award of Construction Contracts
  • Construction & Authorization Procedures

Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9

E. Acquisitions   
  • Site Acquisitons for New College and Center Development 

 Chapter 10

Initial Project Proposal (IPP) Form

 Appendix A

Final Project Proposal Forms (NEW)

  Appendix B
Sample of Floor Plans & Elevations

Project Status Report

 Appendix D

Project Design & Approval Checklists

 Appendix E

Listing of Community Colleges, Campuses & Centers
Approved for state Capital Outlay

Appendix F

Guide for Community Colleges, Projection of Enrollment &
Annual Average Weekly Student Contact Hours for
New Colleges & Education Centers


Appendix G


Appendix H

Public Agencies Mailing and Internet Addresses

Appendix I