15a ncac 18a .3325      WALLS AND CEILINGS

(a)  The walls and ceilings, including doors and windows, of all rooms and areas shall be kept clean, in good repair, and free of microbial growth.  All walls shall be non-absorbent and easily cleanable.

(b)  Ceilings in rooms in which food is stored, handled or prepared, utensil‑washing rooms, and toilet rooms shall be non‑absorbent and easily cleanable.  Acoustic ceiling material may be used where ventilation precludes the possibility of grease and moisture absorption.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-235;

Eff. August 1, 2002.