(a)  Residential child-care facilities shall have a living room area of a minimum of 200 square feet for a capacity of six or less and 15 square feet per each additional resident.

(b)  All living rooms shall have operable windows to meet the North Carolina State Building Code and be lighted to provide 30 foot candles of light at floor level.

(c)  The living and activity areas shall be accessible from an outside entrance without going through sleeping, food services or food preparation areas.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. October 1, 2008;

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