580:60-1-3. General provisions for securing space (a) It is the policy of the Department of Central Services to house agencies of state government in state-owned property whenever feasible. However, when requirements for space cannot be satisfied in state facilities, the Department of Central Services shall authorize the agency to secure such space non-state owned facilities.
(b) The State Space Standards shall be utilized by the Department of Central Services to facilitate space planning, to establish office space needs, and for authorization of space requirements for state agencies in all state-owned buildings and all leased non-state owned facilities.
(c) Agencies shall submit a Space Request to the Department of Central Services when requesting new or additional space in either state-owned or non-state owned facilities, or when purchasing or lease-purchasing real property.
(d) All leases for space, regardless of size and dollar value, shall be authorized by the Department of Central Services.
(e) The Director of the Department of Central Services may, at his/her discretion, waive the requirements as set forth in 580:60-1. when it is shown to be in the best interest of the State of Oklahoma.
[Source: Added at 16 Ok Reg 3125, eff 7-12-99]