10A NCAC 14J .0401        EXITS

Each jail shall have readily accessible emergency exits in compliance with the North Carolina State Building Code in order to permit the prompt evacuation of inmates and staff during an emergency.  Egress doors in jails which are classified as "Residential Occupancy" by the North Carolina State Building Code shall remain unlocked at all times thereby permitting free movement to the building exterior from occupied areas.


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

Eff. June 1, 1990;

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