§5A-10-8. Inspection of leased property; requiring approval of executive director for permanent changes.
(a) The Executive Director of the Real Estate Division shall inspect as necessary any property which may be under a lease or rental agreement in order to determine whether the property is being kept, preserved, cared for, repaired, maintained, used and operated in accordance with the terms and conditions of the lease or rental agreement. The executive director is authorized to take such action necessary to correct any violation of the terms and conditions of the lease or rental agreement.

(b) A spending unit which is granted any grounds, buildings, office space or other space leased in accordance with the provisions of this article may not order or make permanent changes of any type thereto, unless the Executive Director of the Real Estate Division has first determined that the change is necessary for the proper, efficient and economically sound operation of the spending unit.

(c) For purposes of this section, a "permanent change" means any addition, alteration, improvement, remodeling, repair or other change involving the expenditure of state funds for the installation of any tangible effect which cannot be economically removed from the grounds, buildings, office space or other space when vacated by the spending unit.