10A NCAC 14J .1225        STANDARDS FOR DAYROOMS

Each dayroom shall have:

(1)           a separate and complete security vestibule at its entrance;

(2)           a minimum floor space of 105 square feet or 35 square feet per inmate, whichever is greater;

(3)           sufficient seating for the capacity of the unit;

(4)           sufficient table space for the capacity of the unit unless each inmate has unrestricted access to a cell with a table and chair, in which case the dayroom shall have sufficient table space for 70 percent of the capacity of the unit;

(5)           a telephone jack or other telephone arrangement provided within the dayroom;

(6)           a way for officers to observe the entire area; and

(7)           one toilet per eight inmates unless the inmates have unrestricted access to a cell with a toilet, sink, drinking fountain and security mirror.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1993; December 1, 1991.