|Facility Management Division
ND Office of Management and Budget
Facility Management Directory·
Security Checklist for State Agencies Leasing Office Space
Perform a Security evaluation of the facility with the landlord - check for the following building security issues:
- Multiple visitor entry points in the building - limited entrance points are desirable
- Multiple delivery points - parcel and mail deliveries - one manned delivery point is desirable
- Building hours open longer than state agency office hours - limit open building of security personnel - how long will it take to get a response from security or law enforcement individuals?
- Availability of security personnel - how long will it take to get a response from security or law enforcement individuals?
- Parking near or around the building - avoid visitor/delivery parking along side or close to the building and designate parking spaces for delivery/visitors vehicles
- Contract services staff should have visible ID badges
- The presence of security surveillance cameras - does the building have cameras and if they do who monitors the cameras?
- Above ground or underground connectivity to other buildings - are these points monitored or key controlled?
- Controlled access to state agency offices with the use of keys or electronic devices - who else has access to the building or your office space?
- Agency staff should have proper level of access according to their job requirements - no more and no less
- Background checks should have been performed on all staff or at least new hires - BCI Checks
- Entrance barrier protection in place to control vehicular penetration into the building's interior space
- Appropriate lighting levels at all entrances for after hours access and egress for staff
- Staff training should be up to date for building evacuation
- Staff training should be in place for appropriate actions to bomb threats or terrorist threats
- Schedule a meeting with the building's landlord and request his/her participation in updating your file
for any security items that the landlord refuses to correct and use this information as a basis for upcoming lease negotiations
- Any security items that are a high priority and that may require immediate action should be brought to the agency director's attention.