Design and Construction Documents and Cost Estimates Summary Review and Acceptance Form

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Note:

The following reviews by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) staff are for the sole purpose of ascertaining that the material complies with governmental and departmental objectives and practices. They shall not mean the detail design inherent in the design and construction documents is approved, responsibility for which shall remain with the consultant, and such reviews shall not relieve the consultant of its responsibility for errors or omissions in the design documents or of their responsibility for meeting all requirements of the contract documents (Clause 9999 DA SR 4.2. Note: Clause number is subject to change)
"No acceptance or approval by the departmental representative, whether expressed or implied, shall be deemed to relieve the consultant of the professional or technical responsibility for the services provided by the consultant."

(The Consultant must obtain written preauthorization from the Departmental Representative before proceeding with each stage of design and construction document production).

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PWGSC Project Resource

Design Manager/Design Team Leader (title may vary in regions)

  • R: Reviewed
  • RWA: Reviewed with annotation
  • R & R: Revise and resubmit

PWGSC Project Manager

Departmental Representative

  • P: proceed to next stage
  • PIA: proceed to next stage incorporating the annotations as per this review
  • DNP: do not proceed to next stage until all revisions are resubmitted and accepted

Table of Contents

Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference

Document Review Stages (may vary at discretion of Project Team)
Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference

Indicative (Class 'D')

  • 1

PWGSC Design Reviews

Architectural

Mechanical

Electrical

Civil

Structural

Environmental

Heritage

Other

Departmental Representative

Comments

Design Manager/Design Team Leader:

Client/User or Project Leader:

Departmental Representative:

Design Concept

Document Review Stages (may vary at discretion of Project Team)
Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference

Indicative (Class 'C')

  • 2

PWGSC Design Reviews

Architectural

Mechanical

Electrical

Civil

Structural

Environmental

Heritage

Other

Departmental Representative

Comments

Design Manager/Design Team Leader:

Client/User or Project Leader:

Departmental Representative:

Design Development

Document Review Stages (may vary at discretion of Project Team)
Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference

Substantive (Class 'B' original)

  • 3

PWGSC Design Reviews

Architectural

Mechanical

Electrical

Civil

Structural

Environmental

Heritage

Other

Departmental Representative

Comments

Design Manager/Design Team Leader:

Client/User or Project Leader:

Departmental Representative:

Construction Documents up to 33% completion stage

Document Review Stages (may vary at discretion of Project Team)
Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference

Substantive (Class 'B' update)

  • 4

PWGSC Design Reviews

Architectural

Mechanical

Electrical

Civil

Structural

Environmental

Heritage

Other

Departmental Representative

Comments

Design Manager/Design Team Leader:

Client/User or Project Leader:

Departmental Representative:

Construction Documents up to 66% completion stage

Document Review Stages (may vary at discretion of Project Team)
Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference

Substantive (Class 'B' update)

  • 5

PWGSC Design Reviews

Architectural

Mechanical

Electrical

Civil

Structural

Environmental

Heritage

Other

Departmental Representative

Comments

Client/User or Project Leader:

Departmental Representative:

Construction Documents up to 99% completion stage

Document Review Stages (may vary at discretion of Project Team)
Analysis of Project Brief/Terms of Reference - continued

Substantive (Class 'A')

  • 6

PWGSC Design Reviews

Architectural

Mechanical

Electrical

Civil

Structural

Environmental

Heritage

Other

Departmental Representative

Comments

Client/User or Project Leader:

Departmental Representative: