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Space Planning Criteria (PG-18-9)

Technical Information Library (TIL) - The source for VA's electronic Design and Construction Information
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Please call or email Office of Construction & Facilities Management, Facilities Standards Service, Gary Fischer, Senior Architect, 202-632-4898 for assistance with Space Planning Criteria.


Chapters for Veterans Health Administration

Download VHA Space Planning Criteria

Chapter TitleChapter NumberChange Summary
Ambulatory Care (Hospital Based) Chapter 262 2016-01
Audiology and Speech Pathology Service Chapter 204 2016-10
Cardiovascular Laboratories Chapter 210 2016-10
Chaplain Service Chapter 208 2016-10
Childcare Development Center Chapter 420 2016-10
Clinical Services Administration Chapter 214 2016-10
Community Living Center (CLC) (formerly Nursing Home Care Unit) Chapter 106  
Credit Union Chapter 220 2016-10
Day Hospital Chapter 300 2016-10
Day Treatment Center Chapter 261 2016-10
Dental Service Chapter 222 2016-10
Dialysis Center Chapter 316 2016-10
Digestive Diseases - Endoscopy Service Chapter 287 2016-10
Domiciliary Chapter 312 2016-10
Educational Facilities Chapter 402 2016-10
Electroencephalography Laboratory Chapter 226 2016-10
Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) Chapter 256 2016-10
Engineering Service Chapter 230 2016-10
Environmental Management Service (EMS) Administration Chapter 406 2016-10
Environmental Management Service Laundry and Linen Operation Chapter 408 2016-10
Environmental Management Service Lounges, Lockers, Toilets, and Showers Chapter 410 2016-10
Eye Clinic Chapter 233 2016-10
Fiscal Service Chapter 234 2016-10
Health Administration Services Chapter 246 2016-10
Human Resources Management Chapter 266 2016-10
Intensive Care Nursing Units Chapter 102 2016-10
Library Service Chapter 400 2016-10
Lobby Chapter 244 2016-10
Logistics Service (formerly A&MMS) Chapter 284 2016-10
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Chapter 275 2016-10
Medical Center Director's Suite Chapter 238 2016-10
Medical Media Service Chapter 248 2016-10
Mental Health and Behavioral Patient Care Units Chapter 110 2016-10
Mental Health Clinic Chapter 260 2016-10
Medical/Surgical Inpatient Units Chapter 100 2016-10
Nuclear Medicine Service Chapter 252 2016-10
Nursing Service Administration Chapter 254 2016-10
Nutrition and Food Service Chapter 224 2016-10
Office of Information and Technology Chapter 232 2016-10
Outpatient/PACT Clinic Chapter 265 2016-10
PACT Primary Care Clinic (PPCC) Chapter 264 2015-10
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service Chapter 240 2016-10
Pharmacy Service Chapter 268 2016-10
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service Chapter 270 2016-10
Police Service Chapter 279 2016-10
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC) Chapter 111 2016-10
Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service Chapter 308 2016-10
Psychology Service Chapter 272 2016-10
Pulmonary Medicine (PM) Chapter 212 2016-10
Quarters, On-Call Chapter 274 2016-10
Radiation Therapy Service Chapter 277 2016-10
Radiology Service Chapter 276 2016-10
Recreation Therapy Service Chapter 269 2016-10
Research and Development Chapter 278 2016-10
Service Organizations Chapter 280 2016-10
Social Work Service Chapter 282 2016-10
Spinal Cord Injury / Disorders Center Chapter 104 2016-10
Sterile Processing Service Chapter 285 2016-10
Substance Abuse Clinic Chapter 202 2016-10
Surgical and Endovascular Services Chapter 286 2016-11
Veterans Assistance Unit Chapter 218 2016-10
Veterans Canteen Service Chapter 206 2016-10
Voluntary Service Chapter 290 2016-10
Women Veterans Clinical Service (WVCS) Models 2 and 3 Chapter 258 2016-10

 

Chapters for Office of General Counsel (OGC), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), and National Cemetery Administration (NCA) have not been updated and may not reflect current best VA business or private sector practices.  They are available as historical baseline documentation until such time as a decision is made as to their disposition.

Download OGC, VBA, NCA Space Planning Criteria