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Contractors must schedule all progress inspections and special inspections at appropriate intervals: Inspection Requests Form

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Estimating Methodology Manual and WBS Code Templates

The University of Utah requires that project construction costs be accounted for using the WBS codes and methodology within the University of Utah Estimating Methodology Manual. For more information on the university's implementation of these codes and methodology, please contact Colin Moore at


Unifier is a web-based collaboration environment designed to support project and facility management at the University of Utah. Project Design & Construction and Business Services use Unifier to support project management activities on campus. The system is utilized during all phases of a project. It allows project managers, university clients, architects, engineers, contractors, and administrators to collaborate, route, review, and approve contracts and change orders and invoices.

The Unifier program provides accurate and timely project financial information, tracks closeout processes, and creates an electronic repository for all projects. For more information on the university's Unifier implementation, please contact Jeff Record at


Utility Locate Request

Prior to the start of excavation for any university project, contractors are required to submit a Utility Locate Service Request.

Utility Information Request

For utility data requests, please submit a Utility Information Request.

For coordination of survey work, please contact Miguel Casillas at

Utility Shutdown

Contractors, in accordance with the university Project Manager, are required to submit a Request for Shutdown for any and all utilities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Electric power
  • Low voltage
  • Communication lines
  • Gas
  • Water
  • Steam
  • High-temperature water lines
  • Sanitary sewers/lines
  • Storm drains/lines


All construction work must comply with the contract documents, the International Code Council family of codes and State of Utah amendments as approved by the  State of Utah Legislature.

Contractors must schedule all progress inspections and special inspections at appropriate intervals and maintain on-site the code-approved stamped set of construction documents along with all code-approved change orders.

The university Building Official is Patrick Tomasino, who is the DFCM authority having jurisdiction over all projects at the University.  Patrick can be reached by phone at (801) 608-4833 or by email at

Myron Williams is the university Inspector and Plan Reviewer from Shums Coda and may be reached by phone at (801) 550-4324 or by email at


As a state entity, university projects constructed on university property are not subject to municipal building permit requirements. For information regarding university permit requirements, click here.

In some instances, the university is subject to utility connection fees and other approvals depending on the nature and location of the project.

Pedestrian Rerouting During Construction

General Contractors are responsible for coordinating well in advance with the University Project Manager to safely reroute pedestrians and ADA traffic by providing a rerouting plan including alternate routes, way-finding signage and impact dates. Presentation and approval at Facilities Management Review Committee (FMRC) is typically required; the University of Utah Project Manager must request time on the committee's agenda in advance.