Act 745 of the 2012 Regular Session which gives the authority to the Department of Public Safety (DPS), Office of the State Fire Marshal to conduct plan reviews for plans and specifications of a facility licensed, certified, or seeking licensure or certification by the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) became effective June 12, 2012. If the health care entity is not licensed and/or certified by DHH-Health Standards Section (HSS) then no plan review is required by DHH for the Department's purposes.
Please contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS), Office of the State Fire Marshal using the links in this notice to obtain information regarding how to submit projects for plan review, accompanying fees, etc.
Please note that although a plan review may not be required by DHH-HSS, there may be other reviews or approvals required from other agencies such as the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Office of Public Health, or as required by local ordinances.
DHH- Health Standards Section DOES NOT require architectural plan review of any of the following health care entities: