10a NCAC 14J .1507        DORMITORY AREA REQUIREMENTS IN JAILS

(a)  The capacity of dormitories shall not exceed 16.

(b)  The minimum room area for each inmate shall be 50 square feet and 400 cubic feet per inmate.

(c)  Each dormitory shall have one combination commode, drinking fountain, and lavatory with hot and cold water for every eight inmates.

(d)  Each dormitory shall have one shower.

(e)  Each dormitory shall have an approved mirror for every eight inmates (see Rule .1521 of this Section).

(f)  Each dormitory shall have a table and bench (see Rule .1523 of this Section).

(g)  Natural light shall be admitted to the dormitory in compliance with North Carolina State Building Code.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑220; 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.