(a)  The governing body shall submit copies of the following to the Branch before it begins construction of a new jail and before it makes additions or alterations to an existing jail as defined by the North Carolina State Building Code:

(1)           three sets of schematic drawings and outline specifications;

(2)           three sets of preliminary working drawings or design development drawings and outline specifications; and

(3)           three sets of completed final working drawings and specifications.

(b)  Upon receipt of the drawings and specifications at each stage, the Section shall send one set each to the following for their review and approval:  the Department of Insurance to insure compliance with the North Carolina State Building Code, and the Division of Environmental Health in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to insure compliance with the rules governing sanitation as codified in 15A NCAC 18A, Section .1500 and which are hereby incorporated by reference including subsequent amendments and editions of the referenced materials.  A copy of this material can be obtained free of charge from the State Division of Health Services, Environmental Health Section, Post Office Box 27687, Raleigh, North Carolina 27611‑7687.  The Section shall keep one set for its own review and approval to insure compliance with the minimum standards for the operation and construction of jails as contained in this Subchapter.  Review and comment on the drawings and specifications at each stage shall be made no later than 30 days after their receipt by the Section.


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

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1992.