Public Services and Procurement Canada
The CARQ is currently being revised. Please visit Client Accommodation Requirements Questionnaire (CARQ) to obtain the latest version.
Brief explanation of the demand:
6 a) Current Occupancy Instrument Number(s):
6 b) Current Location(s) - Address:
6 c) Does the space meet your requirements
If not, please specify if any alterations or improvements are required
6 d) Does the current space include employees now reporting to Shared Services Canada and/or Special Purpose Space (SPS) related to Shared Services Canada's functions?
If yes, please include the population (FTE and/or non-FTE) and/or the SPS for Shared Services Canada in section 7, Anticipated Population, and section 8, Special Purpose Space, respectively.
The table indicates the current approved population (FTE and non-FTE) at occupancy start date and the anticipated (growth) population at mid-term occupancy for office space and Special Purpose Space.
Note: Provide Special Purpose Space (SPS) requirements below for the client department or agency and Shared Services Canada's functions, where applicable, and attach a separate justification for each.
The table indicates the SPS category, population and usable metres squared.
9 a) Anticipated occupancy start date:
9 b) Length of occupancy:
Term of occupancy:
9 c) Comments:
10 a) Identify typical hours of operation/occupancy
10 b) Shift workers
10 c) Extended hours of operation/occupancy
11 a) City:
11 b) Province:
11 c) Do you have any unique program and/or operational requirements that may further restrict the geographic boundaries (e.g. requirements related to client services, security as determined by a Threat and Risk Assessment, legislation, connectivity)? If yes, please specify the requirements and provide a justification. Note: Geographic boundaries that are restrictive will require tenant department senior level authorization.
12 a) Does space requirement need to be on the same floor/contiguous and/or limited to a maximum number of floor levels?
If yes, explain:
12 b) Will the general public require access to the space during normal working hours?
If yes, identify any floor restrictions:
The table indicates the minimum parking operational requirements, the additional parking operational requirements and the special parking requirements.
14 a) Identify when cleaning services are required?
14 b) Is access to a freight elevator required?
14 c) Equipment/filing systems/or storage requiring extra floor loading?
14 d) Is access to a loading dock required?
14 e) Is space for bicycle racks or stalls required?
14 f) Is rooftop access related to antenna or satellite dish required?
14 g) Will dangerous goods, such as hazardous materials, weapons, chemicals, etc. of any kind, be stored on the premises?
14 h) Need for specialized mechanical requirements? (e.g. generator, HVAC)
14 i) Need for specialized electrical requirements? (e.g. lighting)
14 j) Need for special Information Technology, cabling or telephone requirements that may impact the location or site selection?
14 k) Are there special requirements for signage (e.g. façade of building, etc.)?
14 l) Additional Requirements:
15 a) What is the level of security clearance required for consultants/contractors?
15 b) What is the level of security clearance required for cleaners?
15 c) Has the Security Requirements Check List (Form# TBS 350-103) been completed, signed and provided to PSPC by the originating government department or agency's Organization Security Authority?
15 d) Will the security clearance provided by PSPC's Canadian Industrial Security Directorate be adequate clearance? If no, explain details in Box #19, Additional Comments and/or Requirements.
15 e) Additional information, explain and/or attach supporting documentation (e.g. Is a Threat and Risk Assessment required?):
15 f) Identify any special security requirements for the space, including those that may affect base building. (e.g. alarm/security systems, TV monitors, motion detectors, enhanced fit-up, co-location issues, additional washrooms, commissionaire services, etc.)
16 a) Identify the source of funding for this project fit-up and rent (e.g. Treasury Board approval, space envelope (headroom), Expansion Control Framework reimbursing, etc.):
16 b) Confirm client funding is available for this project, related to client-funded elements (e.g. approved non-compliant fit-up, furniture, Information Technology, enhanced client requirements, additional services, etc.):
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19. Additional Comments and/or Requirements
The table indicates the description of the revisions and the date.