(a)  An adult day care building shall meet the approval of the local building inspector in terms of structural soundness and fire safety.

(b)  The program shall provide at least one entrance at ground level with no steps or an entrance ramp with rails and a maximum slope of 1 in 12 (eight percent).  The ramp shall be covered with a securely fastened non‑skid floor covering which is secured at both ends.

(c)  Facilities where 16 or fewer adults are served in a single family dwelling shall meet building construction requirements for adult day care homes specified in Section .0700 of this Subchapter.

(d)  All facilities initially certified after January 1, 2003, or those that make structural building modifications after this date shall meet the North Carolina State Building Code, which is hereby incorporated by reference, including any subsequent amendments or additions and can be obtained through the North Carolina Department of Insurance, 1202 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1202 at a cost of eighty dollars and 00/100 ($80.00).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-6; 143B‑153;

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2007; July 1, 2007; July 1, 1990; July 1, 1984; January 1, 1981; September 1, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.