3701-25-09 Toilet facilities.

(A) All toilet facilities, including privies, shall:

(1) Be properly located, constructed, and maintained

(2) Be provided to the general camp population in an adequate number, based on the following minimum ratios:

(A) For resident camps:

(i) One seat for every ten females;

(ii) One seat for every ten males, however up to one third of the seats for males may be substituted with urinals;

(iii) If more than ten percent of the camp population has restricted mobility, the ratios are:

(A) One seat for every eight females;

(B) One seat for every eight males.

(B) For day camps:

(i) One seat for every thirty females;

(ii) One seat for every fifty males, however up to one third of the seats for males may be substituted with urinals;

(iii) If more than ten percent of the camp population has restricted mobility, the ratios are:

(A) One seat for every twenty females;

(B) One seat for every thirty males:

(3) Be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition;

(4) Provide facilities for men and women. Each facility shall be plainly designated. If the facilities for each sex are in the same building, they shall be separated by solid walls or partitions extending from the floor to the ceiling.

(5) Be provided with adequate toilet tissue at each toilet fixture;

(6) Be provided with self-closing doors or modesty shields at the entrance and exits;

(7) Be provided with floors that are smooth and impervious to moisture. When floor drains are provided, the floor shall be sloped to the drain and the drain shall be properly trapped; and

(8) Be installed and maintained in accordance with the approved plans.

(B) In new camps or camps significantly altered, plumbing and plumbing fixture requirements shall comply with the Ohio Plumbing Code as adopted by the Board of Building Standards under authority of Chapter 3781 of the Revised Code and addressed in rule 4101:2-28-08 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The location of toilets shall be indicated by suitable signs. During night hours all toilet facilities shall be lighted by artificial lighting, except in primitive camp areas.

(D) Pit latrines are not permitted except pit latrines that were in existence on or before the effective date of this rule are permitted in primitive. Camp areas unless either of the following is the case:

(1) The camp is substantially altered or expanded in such a manner that plan approval is required under rule 3701-25-02 of the Administrative Code; or

(2) The health commissioner determines that a nuisance exists.

(E) Vault privies shall be constructed of a water-tight holding tank capable of holding a minimum volume of one thousand gallons.

(F) Where water is provided to toilet facilities, plans shall be submitted to and approved by the Ohio environmental protection agency.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/23/2008 and 07/01/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3701.34

Rule Amplifies: 3701.13

Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 9/6/98