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Space Planning Criteria Chapters for Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

Provides space requirements and guidance for development of space programs for VA Facility Development Plans, construction projects, and leasing agreements. Contains guidance for functional relationships and design considerations in addition to space planning criteria for all VA healthcare functions.

Note: Chapters for National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Office of General Counsel (OGC), and Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) 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.

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All VHA Space Planning Criteria Chapters and Summaries of Changes    09-01-2022  ZIP
Index of VHA Space Planning Criteria   09-01-2022  PDF
VA Space Table - Legacy Room Code Mapping   03-15-2022  PDF
VHA - Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) Service (204)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Cardiology Service (210)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Chaplain Service (208)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Childcare Development Center (420)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Clinical Services Administration (214)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) (265)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Credit Union (220)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Dental Service (222)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Dialysis Center (316)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Educational Facilities (402)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Electroencephalography (EEG) Laboratory (226)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Emergency Department (ED) (256)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Engineering Service (230)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Environmental Management Service (EMS) Administration (406)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Environmental Management Service (EMS) Laundry and Linen Operation (408)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Environmental Management Service (EMS) Lockers, Lounges, Toilets and Showers (410)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Eye Clinic: Ophthalmology and Optometry Services (233)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Fiscal Service (234)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Gastroenterology / Endoscopy Service (287)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Health Administration Services (246)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Human Resources Management (266)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Imaging Services (295)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Intensive Care Patient Care Unit (IC PCU) (102)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Library Service (400)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Lobby (244)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Logistics Service (284)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Medical Center Director's Suite (238)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Medical Media Service (248)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Medical/Surgical Patient Care Unit (MS PCU) (100)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Mental Health Patient Care Unit (MH PCU) (110)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Mental Health Residential Care Unit (MH RCU) (312)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Nursing Service Administration (254)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Office of Information and Technology (232)   02-25-2011 10-03-2016  PDF
VHA - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (240)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Pharmacy Service (268)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service (270)   09-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Police Service (279)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Polytrauma Rehabiliation Center (PRC) (111)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service (308)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Pulmonary Medicine Service (212)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Quarters, On-Call (274)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Radiation Therapy Service (277)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Recreation Therapy Service (269)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Research and Development (R&D) (278)   06-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Service Organizations (280)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Small House (SH) Model (106)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Social Work Service (282)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Spinal Cord Injury / Disorders Center (SCI/D) (104)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Sterile Processing Service (285)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Surgical / Endovascular Services (286)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Veterans Assistance Unit (218)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) (206)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Voluntary Service (290)   03-01-2022  PDF
VHA - Women Veterans Clinical Service (WVCS) (For Models 2 and 3) (258)   03-01-2022  PDF
NCA - Administration Building (701)   09-18-1987  PDF
NCA - Maintenance and Service Building (703)   04-01-1987  PDF
OGC - Office of the District Counsel (750)   06-15-1988  PDF
VBA - Adjudication Division (821)   07-19-1991  PDF
VBA - Administration Division (823)   06-15-1988  PDF
VBA - Building Support Facilities (801)   05-16-1991  PDF
VBA - Finance Division (824)   08-22-1991  PDF
VBA - Loan Guaranty Division (826)   08-22-1991  PDF
VBA - Office of the Director (800)   06-15-1988  PDF
VBA - Personnel Division (825)   07-22-1991  PDF
VBA - Service Organizations (870)   08-22-1991  PDF
VBA - Support Facilities (862)   07-22-1991  PDF
VBA - Support Service Division (834)   11-15-1991  PDF
VBA - Veterans Services Division (827)   09-12-1991  PDF
VBA - Vocation Rehabilitation and Counseling Division (828)   08-22-1991  PDF