Canon XV – Diocesan Committee on Church Architecture and the Arts

15.1 – Composition and Appointment

At each Annual Meeting of the Convention, the Bishop shall appoint a Committee on Church Architecture and The Arts, consisting of at least seven members who shall have skill and competence in architecture, engineering or the arts.

15.2 – Submission of Plans Required

Each Parish or Congregation, Corporation or Institution of this Diocese, contemplating new construction or material changes in existing structures, including permanent changes in the decor thereof, before undertaking such work, shall submit plans and specifications for such work to the Committee for advice.

15.3 – Relationship With Diocesan Development Fund

The Committee shall be the consultant to the Diocesan Development Fund with respect to the architectural, engineering anddecorative components of plans and specifications submitted with loan applications to such Fund.