27 January 2003
GENERAL DESIGN CRITERIA
GENERAL INFORMATION. DoD Food Planning Board formulates
specification development and procurement and supply. The Board is
responsible for subsistence policy and improvement; quality assurance
requirements and inspections; subsistence control and reporting systems;
manpower, personnel resources, qualifications, training, and utilization; food
preparation and serving systems, and energy utilization.
Codes & Standards. Use UFC 1-200-01 , Design: General
Building Requirements. Army dining facilities must follow the Department of the
Design for Accessibility. Dining facilities are federal facilities and
are governed by the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS). Barrier-
free design should be per the requirements of the UFAS as required by 42
U.S.C. 4151-4157, Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and consistent with 29
U.S.C. 794, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, but also meet the requirements of the
Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG). Use the
criteria that provide the greatest barrier-free design requirements.
Design for Safety.
For Navy & Marine Corps projects use P-80, Planning Criteria for
Navy and Marine Corps Shore Installations category code 722,
"Unaccompanied Personnel Housing-Mess Facilities";
For Army projects use TI-800-01, Design Criteria;
Operations for safety design with special attention given to Anti-
Terrorist Force Protection (ATFP). Note that Chapter 5 of this
reference states that whenever Construction Criteria, Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or ATFP standards
conflict, "the standard providing the greatest degree of safety shall
Design for OCONUS Installations. Specific guidance for
construction in OCONUS locations will be the subject of special consideration.
The designer must comply with Host Nation Agreements.
Army - Construction of OCONUS dining facilities must follow
Department of the Army (DA) Standard Designs by the Army