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5101:2-9-04 General maintenance of a residential facility.

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(A) All structures, grounds, furnishings or equipment used by or located on the grounds of a residential facility shall be continually maintained in good repair and in clean condition.

(B) All rooms, corridors, and stairways inside a residential facility shall be equipped with operable electric illumination.

(C) Each residential facility shall have working exterior electrical illumination for operable entrances and stairways to occupied buildings.

(D) A residential facility shall have a continuous supply of clean drinking water. If the residential facility's water supply is not obtained from a municipal water supply, a water district water supply or a vendor of bottled water, the facility's water supply shall be tested and approved by a municipal or county health department or by the Ohio department of health prior to initial certification or recertification. A residential facility shall not be certified or recertified without an approved water source.

Effective: 11/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/02/2013 and 08/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.03
Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/66, 10/1/86, 1/1/91, 9/1/02