3701-33-12 Bathing, laundry, and handwashing.

(A) To comply with minimum standards of habitability:

(1) Bathing and handwashing facilities, including an adequate supply of hot and cold water under pressure, shall be provided for the use of all occupants. These facilities shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and located in a building within two hundred feet of each living unit.

(2) In camps in existence on April 2, 1985, there shall be a minimum of one showerhead per fifteen occupants with a minimum of one unit for each sex in common use facilities. Showerheads shall be spaced at least three feet apart, with a minimum of nine square feet of floor space per unit. Prefabricated commercial showerstalls measuring thirty-two by thirty-two inches are acceptable. Adequate dry dressing space shall be provided in common use facilities. Shower floors shall be constructed of nonskid materials that are impervious to moisture and sloped to properly constructed floor drains. All walls and partitions shall be covered to the height of splash with a smooth material that is impervious to moisture. All junctions of the walls or partitions with the floor shall be coved. Except in individual family units, separate shower facilities shall be provided for each sex. When common use shower facilities for both sexes are in the same building they shall be separated by a solid wall extending from the floor to the ceiling or roof, or a solid wall extending to a minimum height of at least eight feet, and shall be distinctly marked for "men" and "women" by signs printed in both English and the native language of the persons occupying the camp or marked with easily understood pictures or symbols.

(3) In camps established or extensively altered after April 2, 1985, there shall be a minimum of one showerhead per ten occupants with a minimum of one unit for each sex in common use facilities.

(4) In camps in existence on April 2, 1985, lavatories or equivalent units shall be provided in a ratio of one per fifteen occupants with a minimum of one unit for each sex in common use facilities.

(5) In camps established or extensively altered after April 2, 1985, there shall be one lavatory per family housing unit or per six occupants with a minimum of one unit for each sex in a common use facility.

(6) Laundry facilities, including an adequate supply of hot and cold water under pressure, shall be provided for the use of all occupants. Laundry facilities in existence on April 2, 1985, shall have a roof over the laundry area and the floors shall be constructed of materials impervious to moisture and shall be sloped to properly constructed floor drains. Laundry trays or tubs shall be provided in the ratio of one per twenty-five occupants. Mechanical washers may be provided in the ratio of one per fifty occupants in lieu of laundry trays or tubs, although a minimum of one laundry tray or tub per one hundred occupants shall be provided in addition to the mechanical washers. Facilities for drying clothes shall be provided.

(7) In camps constructed or extensively altered after April 2, 1985, laundry facilities shall be located in a building and shall have a floor of concrete or a floor covered with another type of floor covering that is impervious to moisture sloped to properly constructed floor drains.

(B) To comply with the voluntary standards of habitability:

(1) There shall be one lavatory and one shower with an adequate supply of hot and cold water under pressure in each individual family housing unit.

(2) There shall be one showerhead per ten occupants and one lavatory per six occupants with a minimum of one shower and one lavatory for each sex in common use facilities. The showers and lavatories shall have an adequate supply of hot and cold water under pressure.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/01/2008 and 08/01/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3733.42

Rule Amplifies: 3733.42 , 3733.43 , 3733.431 , 3733.44 , 3733.45 , 3733.46 , 3733.47 , 3733.471 , 3733.48

Prior Effective Dates: 6/1/1975, 4/2/85, 9/6/98