The revision process is governed by STARS Steering Committee in line with the STARS Technical Development Policy:
- Administrative Updates (e.g. to clarify credit criteria and correct typos) are released no more often than quarterly.
- Substantive Changes (e.g. 2.1, 2.2) are released as necessary, but no more frequently than once per year.
- Major Revisions (e.g. 3.0, 4.0) are released as necessary, but no more frequently than once every two years.