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David,I would say that a good place to start is in your Division 01 text.Paragraph 3.12 of A201 says that shop drawings are prepared by Contractor, sub-contractor or suppliers. You could simply direct them to what they bid on, the literal preparing of those from scratch. Later on, as I recall, MasterSpec's text says that contract drawings are not to be just drawn on top of (I think that dates back to an earlier time, when shop drawings were drawn by hand, but since bid documents are commonly distributed as pdfs these days, it is pretty easy to re-purpose them, especially if the pdf was created with independently manipulatable layers).Some owners - even 15 years ago - expected us to give away the files. Now, contractors will tell the Owner "everyone else does, please twist your architect's arm a bit for me".in the Div. 01 section dealing with submittals, I'd suggest laying out the process. Tell them what you will give them: plans only? bare graphics only? Tell them who you will give it to (I'd suggest just one copy to the General Contractor of each file you're willing to part with - let them spend the time passing them along to subcontractors). Require that GC to sign off on a release form and to indemnify you for whatever their subcontractors/suppliers might do with the file, and state that you have no control over how they might use, copy, alter, etc. the material. And, unless the Owner-Architect Agreement includes the additional service of making copies / translations of those files as something you're getting compensated for, estimate how much time you will spend per file requested, and get the payment up-front. Might even want to arrange for that to be paid/credited to Owner, and Owner to pay you, to get a longer arm's length separation from the Contractors' use of the files.
In the old days the contractors had to account for the cost somewhere. Now, if they want prints, they have to buy their own (when bid docs are distributed as pdfs). Not too unreasonable that they should at least cover your costs to make something for them special.I would draw the line at giving them details - although, if your details are sound, it could help in the "why can't you build what we drew, since you copied it in the submittal to show me that's what you are going to do" discussion.