Work on CSU facilities is categorized as either a "project" and performed in accordance with State University Administrative Manual (SUAM) 9700 or as "maintenance" performed in accordance with ICSUAM 5000, Policy Manual for Contracting and Procurement. To determine the appropriate work category for a specific scope of work, apply the definition of "project" found in the CSU Contract Law (Public Contract Code section 10700 et seq.) and the definition of "maintenance" found in California Code of Regulations section 16000. In addition, the Labor Code is also cited to clarify when payment of prevailing wages is required.
Public Contract Code section 10701, Definitions.
Labor Code section 1720, "Public Works"; "Paid for in whole or in part out of public funds"; Exclusions.
California Code of Regulations, Section 16000.
Contracting Methods for Maintenance Tasks, CPDC