18 AAC 30.640 - Toilet rooms

Current through April 6, 2022

(a) Toilet paper must be provided in a dispenser in a public toilet room. Toilet rooms and privies must be kept clean during periods of use.
(b) Toilets must be connected to a community sewer system if the system is within 200 feet of the structure. If a community sewer system is not available within 200 feet, the method of waste disposal must comply with 18 AAC 72.
(c) Plumbing in a toilet room must comply with the Alaska Plumbing Code.
(d) Privies must be of a design and construction approved by the department. Privies must be located so there is no danger of contaminating surface or ground water or creating an odor nuisance.
(e) Privies and other toilet rooms must be designed and constructed to prevent entrance of rodents and insects.
(f) Toilet room floors, walls within four feet of the floor, and the intersection between the floor and walls must be covered with water-impervious materials.
(g) Partitions in toilet rooms, if used, must be raised at least 12 inches from the floor and must be smooth, durable, and easily cleanable.
(h) Toilet rooms must have self-closing doors. Entrances to toilet rooms must be located so that access by the public does not require passing through a food preparation, handling, or storage area.
(i) Toilet rooms must be ventilated to the outside of the building by a mechanical fan. Lighting must be provided equivalent to 20 foot-candles measured 30 inches from the floor.
(j) Easily cleanable refuse receptacles must be provided in toilet rooms.
(k) Toilet rooms may be locked to control vandalism, but a key must be readily available within 100 feet from the toilet room while the facility is open for use. The location and the manner of obtaining the key to the door of the toilet room must be stated on the door.


18 AAC 30.640
Eff. 4/18/82, Register 82

Authority:AS 18.35.120

AS 18.35.220

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