The Center for Health Design

FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities

Created by the Facility Guidelines Institute, 2010 edition. There is a read only version of the guidelines at the bottom of the linked page. Phases and Activities applicable to this resource include:


  • Select/survey sites and evaluate space availability
  • Property aquisition/site control
  • Start conceptual diagraming


  • Continue conceptual diagraming
  • Schematic design
  • Design development
  • Permit process
  • Zoning/use processing
  • Construction documents


  • Notice of completion
  • Final completion
  • Commissiong phase


  • Certificate of occupancy
  • Licensing
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