10a NCAC 27g .0303       LOCATION AND EXTERIOR REQUIREMENTS

(a)  Each facility shall be located on a site where:

(1)           fire protection is available;

(2)           water supply, sewage and solid waste disposal services have been approved by the local health department;

(3)           occupants are not exposed to hazards and pollutants that may constitute a threat to their health, safety, and welfare; and

(4)           local ordinances and zoning laws are met.

(b)  The site at which a 24‑hour facility is located shall have sufficient outdoor area to permit clients to exercise their right to outdoor activity in accordance with the provisions of G.S. 122C‑62.

(c)  Each facility and its grounds shall be maintained in a safe, clean, attractive and orderly manner and shall be kept free from offensive odor.

(d)  Buildings shall be kept free from insects and rodents.

 

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

Eff. May 1, 1996.