Section 9 Parks & Recreation
Policy 9-2 ROOF INSPECTION PROGRAM
DATE: January 10, 2002
DISTRIBUTION: All Departments
SUBJECT: Roof Inspection Program
PURPOSE: To implement a Program for the detection and correction of roof
drainage problems that could result in major water damage to City-owned building and contents.
BACKGROUND: Undetected damage to roofs, low spots in roofs, clogged roof
result in leaks and water damage
to City property.
POLICY: Scheduled Roof Inspections of City-owned buildings shall be conducted
once a year by the Building Maintenance Section of the Parks and Recreation Department or by
the department occupying the building. Roofs will also to be inspected immediately after
exposure to heavy rains, high velocity winds, hail, heavy snow accumulations, or upon detection
All roof inspections will be recorded on the "City ofLawton Roof inspection/Maintenance
Log" form (See Attachment).
All inspections will occur during the months of October through March. The Building
Maintenance Section staff will be physically responsible for the inspection of all buildings listed
as "Class A" in the attached table. The maintenance staff of the "owning"
Divisions will inspect "Class B". These reports will be submitted to the Building Maintenance
Section, Parks and Recreation Department by March 15. "Class C" buildings are leased buildings
which are under contract agreement requiring the lessee to be responsible for
All repairs of the roofs of city owned buildings will be documented in the Maintenance Log
maintained by the Building Maintenance Section.
A final report of yearly inspections and completed work will be submitted by the Parks and
Recreation Director to the City Manage on or before April 1 of each year. This report will be
used to determine the priorities for roof repair, and/or replacement.
RESCISSION: Rescinds policy dated March 1, 1992.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This policy is effective January 10, 2002 and remains in effect until
(ATTACHMENTS AVAILABLE AT THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT)