SECTION .0300 ‑ PHYSICAL PLANT RULES

 

10a NCAC 27g .0301       COMPLIANCE WITH BUILDING CODES

(a)  Each new facility shall be in compliance with all applicable portions of the North Carolina State Building Code in effect at the time of licensing.

(b)  Each facility operating under a current license issued by DFS upon the effective date of this Rule shall be in compliance with all applicable portions of the North Carolina State Building Code in effect at the time the facility was constructed or last renovated.

(c)  Each facility shall maintain documented evidence of compliance with applicable fire, sanitation and building codes including an annual fire inspection.

(d)  As used in these Rules, the term "new facility" refers to a facility that has not been licensed previously and for which an initial license is sought.  The term includes buildings converted from another use or containing facilities licensed for a different use than the facility for which an initial license is sought.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C-26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.