TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SUBCHAPTER d: CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE
PART 180 HEALTH/LIFE SAFETY CODE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SECTION 180.300 ANNUAL BUILDING AND FIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONS
Section 180.300 Annual Building and Fire Safety Inspections
a) Regional Superintendent's Annual Building Inspection
The requirements of this subsection (a) shall apply not only to school buildings but also to all other facilities owned or used for school purposes by a school district subject to this Part.
1) Each regional superintendent who conducts annual building inspections and each designee of a regional superintendent who conducts annual building inspections shall complete a course on this topic conducted by the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools. Only employees of regional offices of education and individuals employed on contract by regional offices shall serve as designees of regional superintendents for this purpose.
2) The regional superintendent or designee shall visit each facility and shall issue any necessary notices of violations within 10 calendar days and specify the corrective actions to be taken, as provided in Section 180.400(b) of this Part.
3) Following each inspection, the regional superintendent shall prepare for the local board of education a written report of the results within the time allotted under Section 3-14.21 of the School Code on a form supplied by the State Superintendent of Education. The report shall also be submitted to the State Superintendent, in writing or by such electronic means as the State Superintendent may authorize.
4) Each school board shall have a certificate of occupancy for each of its facilities and maintain these certificates in the district's administrative office.
b) Annual Fire Safety Inspections
An annual fire safety inspection of each school building shall be conducted and coordinated with the inspection of the responsible regional superintendent of schools in accordance with the requirements of Section 3-14.21(c) of the School Code.
(Source: Amended at 31 Ill. Reg. 14296, effective September 25, 2007)