15a ncac 18a .3302       APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION PLANS

(a)  Plans drawn to scale and specifications for new adult day service facilities shall be submitted to the local health department for review and approval prior to initiating construction.  Plans drawn to scale and specifications for changes to building dimensions, kitchen specifications, or other modifications to existing adult day service facilities shall also be submitted to the local health department for review and approval prior to construction.  The initial inspection for new construction or the first inspection following modifications to existing adult day service facilities shall not be made by the local health department unless these plans have been approved.  For new or proposed adult day service facilities, a site visit to evaluate and assist in meeting the requirements of this Section may be requested by the adult day service operator prior to submission of plans and shall be conducted by the local health department within 30 days of the request.

(b)  Review of the plans by the local health department or the Environmental Health Services Section shall be based on the requirements of this Section.

(c)  Construction and modifications shall comply with the approved plans.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-285;

Eff. August 1, 2002.