N.J. Admin. Code § 10:44C-3.2 - Rules governing a residence

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The licensee may establish reasonable rules that govern the conduct of persons in a particular residence, including, but not limited to, rules regarding smoking, pets, and visitors, provided:
1. The rules are commensurate with the abilities and rights of the persons served;
2. Persons served and their guardians, where applicable, are informed of the rules governing a residence prior to their admission, as required at N.J.A.C. 10:44C-3.1(b)3;
3. The persons served affected by such rules are consulted whenever a revision is considered, and there is evidence the rules are necessary to promote order and to benefit the collective group; and
4. The rules include provisions to ensure that a person served exercising his or her rights does so in such a way so as to not infringe upon the rights of, or endanger, others.
5. The licensee complies with the rules contained in this chapter regarding the requirements for a grievance process or appeal of a licensee decision or a decision of the TDT as specified at 10:44C-2.2(b)9.
(b) The persons served at a particular residence may jointly choose to establish mutually agreed upon house rules regarding conduct in the home, in accordance with (a)1 through 4 above.
(c) Each copy of the rules shall contain a statement that a person served or a group of persons served has the right to challenge such rules as to their appropriateness through the licensee's grievance procedure, as specified at N.J.A.C. 10:44C-2.2(b)13.
(d) No policy, procedure, or rule of the home shall be inconsistent with or contrary to a right enumerated in 10:44C-3.4.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:44C-3.2
Amended by 49 N.J.R. 259(a), effective 2/6/2017

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