10A NCAC 14J .1603 PROGRAMMING AREAS
Each satellite jail/work release unit, when located in a separate facility from a maximum confinement unit shall have:
(1) A general visitation area with:
(a) a public entrance to the facility;
(b) an entry located to permit direct observation and control by staff;
(c) storage facilities for visitors' coats and packages;
(d) a sufficient number of stations to accommodate visitation needs;
(e) seating for both inmates and visitors.
(2) A confidential attorney visitation area that:
(a) is separate and distinct from the general visitation area;
(b) permits passage of papers and documents;
(c) provides seating with a table or desk for writing for visitors and inmates;
(d) provides artificial lighting of 30 footcandles;
(e) permits contact visiting;
(f) provides for visual monitoring, but not hearing by staff;
(g) provides for visitors to contact staff if needed.
(3) If the facility is not a "work release" only facility, a medical area designed:
(a) to prohibit access by unauthorized personnel;
(b) to have locked storage for equipment, supplies, medications, and records;
(c) for equipment approved by the jail physician including a sink, toilet, shower, examining table, nurses and physicians work station, telephone, and direct contact with the central control area.
(4) A food service that meets the sanitation requirements of the Commission for Public Health Title 15A Chapter 18A Section .1500, with adequate storage and food preparation areas.
(5) A laundry service (either contracted for or on premises).
(6) In a facility which is not a "work release" only facility, recreational facilities with:
(a) an area designed for vigorous physical activities, such as volleyball, basketball, etc.;
(b) equipment storage area;
(c) staff observation post for all areas;
(d) access to areas controlled by staff.
(7) A commissary through contract services or built on premises.
History Note: Authority G.S. 153A‑230.4;
Eff. June 1, 1990;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.