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Policy CG - School Plant

Policy CG -  School Plant (PDF)

Issue Date: August 19, 2020


School grounds shall be constructed and maintained in conformance with Utah Department of Health requirements and applicable building codes. 

Utah Admin. Rules R392-200-5 (May 31, 2018) 


Every school building shall be located on grounds that are well drained and maintained in a sanitary condition and in accordance with Utah Department of Health requirements. All buildings shall be provided with appropriate sanitary facilities and controls, a heating system, and lighting facilities, ventilation systems, and health and safety facilities, all of which shall conform with Utah Department of Health requirements. 

Utah Admin. Rules R392-200-7 (May 31, 2018) 

Utah Admin. Rules R 392-200-8 (May 31, 2018) 

Utah Admin. Rules R 392-200-9 (May 31, 2018) 

Carbon Monoxide Detectors 

Each school building shall be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors as required by state statute. 

Utah Code § 15A-204(22) (2019) 

Utah Code § 15A-5-205.5(1)(f) (2019) 

Utah Admin. Rules R277-400-12 ( January 22, 2020) 

Food Service Facilities and Equipment 

All school lunchrooms, dining areas, and food preparation areas shall be maintained in accordance with Utah Department of Health requirements and local health department regulations. Any food provided by the school shall be obtained, transported, and served from approved sources according to the Utah Department of Health regulations. 

Utah Admin. Rules R392-200-6 (May 31, 2018)) 

Custodial Services 

All school buildings and appurtenances to buildings shall be maintained in a sanitary manner, and all full-time building custodians and janitors shall be trained to perform their duties. 

Pest Management 

The District is required to minimize in school buildings and on school grounds the presence of pests that may carry disease, may carry allergens likely to effect individuals with allergies or respiratory problems, or may sting or bite causing mild to serious reactions. The District shall establish integrated pest management practices and principles to prevent unacceptable levels of pest activities in school buildings and school grounds with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment. The District shall establish a written integrated pest management plan meeting therequirements of Utah Department of Health regulations. (This may be provided by a pest management contractor.) 

Utah Admin. Rules R392-200-7(12) (May 31, 2018) 

Utah Pests School IPM, Utah State University Extension