10A NCAC 70K .0306       DINING ROOM

(a)  Residential maternity homes shall have a dining room or area of a minimum of 120 square feet for a capacity of six or fewer residents and 10 square feet per additional resident.  The dining room may be used for other activities during the day.

(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)  The dining room shall have operable windows and be lighted to provide 30 foot candles of light at the floor level.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D‑1; 143B‑153;

Eff. October 1, 2008;

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