(a)  The capacity of multi‑room units shall not exceed four inmates.

(b)  The minimum room area shall be nine feet by seven feet by eight feet.

(c)  The room shall have a combination lavatory, commode and drinking fountain (see Rule .1534 of this Section).

(d)  The room shall have hot and cold water unless it is contained in a confinement unit with a dayroom that has hot and cold water.

(e)  Except for local lockups, each room shall have a shower with hot and cold water.

(f)  An approved mirror shall be installed (see Rule .1521 of this Section).

(g)  No more than four approved stationary steel bunks shall be installed within each room.

(h)  Natural light shall be admitted to the room in compliance with the North Carolina State Building Code.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑220; 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

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