Office of Health Planning Design and Construction

The plan review process is going paperless. See the new Plan Review Guidelines.

We are pleased to announce that Sandy Ferrier has joined our unit. Ms. Ferrier earned a B.A. in Architecture from Kennesaw State University and most recently worked for a leading design, architecture, and engineering firm.

Design and Construction Forms for Health Care Facilities

The following information is for Health Care Facilities (i.e. hospitals, nursing homes and ambulatory surgical treatment centers).

All construction projects involving renovations, alterations or additions and all new construction projects must be submitted to the Office of Health Planning, Plans Review Unit, for review and approval in writing before construction begins.

Download this pdf file. Plan Review Guidelines  - Updated 04/16/21

Download this pdf file. Plan Transmittal Form  - Updated 09/10/20

Download this pdf file. Program Narrative Form  - Updated 09/10/20

Download this pdf file. Request for 100% Inspection Form  - Updated 09/10/20

Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities

State rules require that construction projects comply with the current edition of the FGI Guidelines that are in force and accepted by the Department when the project is submitted for review.    

Submit all plans and correspondence to:

These projects are subject to review and approval of the State Fire Marshal's Office and any local fire and/or building authorities.