AUTO CRAFTS CENTERS
|Publication Date:||1 March 2005|
a. This guide contains design criteria for Army Auto Crafts Centers which are in some instances referred to as Automotive Self-Help Garages. The term Automotive Self-Help Garage will be used only when preparing budget documents, DD forms 1391 which summarize project requirements for the Military Construction, Army (MCA) Program and for nonappropriated funded projects as stated in AR 28-1 and AR 230-1.
b. The primary purpose of this guide is to provide criteria for design personnel who prepare and evaluate project designs. This guide also provides general guidance for installation personnel and Corps of Engineers field offices in planning and programming project requirements.
c. In addition, it is expected that facility managers will find this guide useful in planning improvements or in better utilizing existing Auto Crafts Centers or other suitable facilities.
d. This guide is directed toward improving early design decisions and toward the development of realistic, cost-effective spaces in conjunction with the regulations and criteria references below. It should be used in the preparation of project development brochures, project data forms, design analyses and drawings.