10A NCAC 70I .0906         DINING AREAS

(a)  Residential child-care facilities shall have a minimum dining area of 120 square feet for a capacity of six or less and 14 square feet for each additional resident (including children of live-in-staff).

(b)  When the dining area is used in combination with a kitchen, an area five feet wide shall be allowed as work space in front of the kitchen work areas and shall not be included in the required square footage.

(c)  Each dining room shall be provided with operable windows and be lighted to provide 30 foot candles of light at the floor level.

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.