(reference 3g) and NAVFAC MIL-HDBK-1023/1, or other applicable criteria
supplied by the Design Agent.
Orientation of Buildings. Views of buildings from key
locations on the site shall take advantage of desirable vistas of the
surroundings. Such views are especially important for the patient in
the bedrooms of nursing towers. Views from roads, walkways and other
site vantage points, coupled with effective signage and properly
and direction of visitors, patients, and other personnel.
vaults, pressure reducing station piping and valving, and other utility
items so that they do not detract from the appearance of the building.
The design should also reduce the negative visual impact of utility
items and communication lines in accordance with the Joint Service
Manual TM 5-803-5, NAVFAC P-960, and AFM 88-43 (reference 3h).
Restrictions. Land use restrictions dealing with runway
clearances, helipad planning, aircraft noise, and use of airspace are
to applied to the site location with MIL-HDBK-1190 (reference 3i).
Hazards and Nuisances. Hazard and nuisance effects on and
off the site, such as excessive noise, odors, smoke, dust, etc., shall
be considered during site design. Corrective action shall be planned
in advance to diminish any adverse effect of such conditions, including
proper orientation, grading, provision of planting screens, fencing,
Construction in Floodplains or on Wetlands. The
construction of facilities in floodplains and wetlands is not
recommended but is permitted provided the provisions of MIL-HDBK-1190
(reference 3i), Executive Order 12372 (reference 3a), DoD Directive
4165.61 (reference 3b), Executive Order 11988 (reference 3j), Executive
Order 11990 (reference 3k), 43 CFR 6030 (reference 3l), 44 CFR 59-79
(reference 3m), Executive Order 11514 and Executive Order 11991
(reference 3n), P.L. 91-190 (reference 3o), DoD Directive 6050.1
(reference 3p), and Chesapeake Bay Agreement (reference 3q) are all
Planning Procedures for the National Capital Region (NCR).
Planning for all facilities in the NCR shall comply with MIL-HDBK-1190
(reference 3i) and OMB Circular A-11 (reference 3r). Master plans for
facilities in the NCR shall be sent to the National Capital Planning
Commission (NCPC) or the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA), or both, as
required by the policies issued by the Commissions. The NCR is defined
as the District of Columbia; Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties in
Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties in
Virginia; and all cities and towns within the outer boundaries of the
Projects normally are not advertised for bids prior to
resolution of any serious objections by either Commission. Requests
for exceptions are to be submitted to TMA/DMFO together with a
statement on the special circumstances involved.
The Military Departments and Defense Agencies are to