Policy: Tent Use on University Property
|Date: 06/30/05||Policy ID: SEC-013||Status: Final|
|Contact Office:||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Oversight Executive:||Vice President for Research|
|Applies To:||Academic Division and the Medical Center.|
|Table of Contents:|
|Reason for Policy:||
To protect property, life and health of individuals attending functions conducted in tent facilities and to ensure that all fire safety regulations pertaining to the use of such structure are followed.
|Definition of Terms in Statement:||
Tent: A structure, enclosure or shelter, with or without side-walls or drops, constructed of fabric or pliable material supported by any manner except by air or the contents that it protects.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) is responsible for all fire safety and related issues at the University of Virginia. All tents (regardless of size), whether they are rental, University-owned, or privately-owned, erected at the University must be assembled in accordance with the Uniform Statewide Building Code and the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code. All tents must bepermitted by Environmental Health & Safety prior to being erected. Final approval is not granted until the tent has passed inspection by EHS. Permit applications are to be obtained from EHS.
|Major Category:||Safety, Security and Environmental Quality|
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|Next Scheduled Review:||06/30/14|
|Approved By, Date:||Policy Review Committee, 06/30/05|
|Revision History:||Updated 11/7/11, 7/20/11, 9/11/2008.|
|Supersedes (previous policy):||Tent Use on Grounds XIV.A.1|