10A NCAC 14J .1226        STANDARDS FOR DORMITORIES

Each dormitory shall house no more than 40 inmates and shall have:

(1)           a minimum floor space of 70 square feet per inmate including both the sleeping and dayroom area;

(2)           one shower per eight inmates, one toilet per eight inmates, one sink with a security mirror per eight inmates, and one water fountain;

(3)           a telephone jack or other telephone arrangement provided within the dormitory;

(4)           space designed to allow a variety of activities;

(5)           sufficient seating and tables for all inmates; and

(6)           a way for officers to observe the entire area from the entrance.

 

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

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1991.