7.4.1 Minor Projects
A small project is any construction or repair project that will cost $20,000 or less. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles
contract for small construction projects should be used for all small projects.Pastors as well as principals of archdiocesan high schools are authorized to proceed under their own authority in obtaining and signing contracts that are $20,000 or less. However, it is recommended that pastors and high school principals consult with and have the professional assistance of the
Construction Department even for small plant projects. All construction and repair contracts for elementary schools must be signed by the pastor.Please refer to the construction
Project Checklist for general guidelines to be followed for small projects. In addition, please refer to
Helpful Tips for Small Construction Projects ($20,000 or less) for valuable information and guidance through the process.