Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021
Buildings and structures of migrant labor camps and residential migrant housing
shall be weather-tight and shall provide protection from the elements. Steps,
porches, hallways and other means of egress shall be sturdy and safe. At least
one-half of the floor area of private living quarters shall have a minimum
ceiling height of seven feet, except for manufactured trailers which must have
a minimum ceiling height of six and one-half feet. All private living quarters
of migrant labor camps and residential migrant housing constructed, enlarged,
or renovated after September 1, 1992 shall have ceiling heights of seven feet
or more. Floors used in private living quarters shall be constructed of wood,
concrete or other comparable material. Wooden floors shall be of tight durable
construction with a cleanable finish. Floor coverings shall be easily cleanable
and maintained in good condition, free from obvious soiling.
(2) Buildings and structures in all migrant
labor camps and residential migrant housing shall have the corresponding
utility connections for equipment required by this rule during occupancy. The
owner or operator responsible for the building or structure shall ensure that
all required heating, cooking, and water heating equipment is provided. The
owner or operator is responsible for ensuring that the equipment is installed
in accordance with state and local ordinances, codes, and regulations governing
(3) Every room
used for sleeping purposes in private living quarters shall provide a minimum
of 50 square feet of floor space for each occupant. In a room where workers
cook, live, and sleep, a minimum of 100 square feet of floor space per person
shall be provided.
(4) The floors,
roofs, and exterior walls, and ceilings of all buildings and structures shall
be sound and in good repair. Wooden exteriors of shelters shall either be
constructed of decay resistant wood, painted with a lead-free paint, or covered
with another type of protective coating.
(5) Rooms used for sleeping purposes and
common areas in private living quarters shall have at least one window opening
directly to the outside. The minimum total window area of a migrant labor camp
or residential migrant housing shall equal ten per cent of the floor area of
each room. In addition, at least one-half of each window shall be constructed
so that it can be easily opened for ventilating the room except where
department approved mechanical ventilation is provided. In computing total
window area and openable window area, jalousie doors may be counted.
Facilities established as migrant labor
camps prior to 1980 which were in compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor,
Employment Training Administration's standards of 20
C.F.R., Section 620, shall
be deemed in compliance with the space requirement.
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
FS. Law Implemented
New 1-1-77, Amended
10-7-84, Formerly 10D-25.58, Amended 8-6-92, 11-17-94, Formerly 10D-25.058,