Current through Register Vol. 60, No. 12, December 1, 2021
Privies and portable toilet shelters must
comply with the following general requirements.
(a) Structures must be free of hostile
surface features, such as exposed nail points, sharp edges, and rough or broken
boards, and must provide privacy and protection from the elements.
(b) Building ventilation must be equally
divided between the bottom and top halves of the room and must be adequate to
allow for the free escape of gases and odors. All vents must be screened with
16 mesh screen of durable material.
(c) Buildings must be of fly-tight
construction and must have self-closing doors with an inside latch.
(d) Pits, tanks, or vaults must be vented to
the outside atmosphere by a flue or vent stack having a minimum inside diameter
of 4 inches. Vents must extend at least 12 inches above the roof.
(e) Interior floors, walls, ceilings,
partitions, and doors must be finished with readily cleanable, impervious
materials resistant to wastes, cleansers, and chemicals. Floors and risers must
be constructed of impervious material and prevent entry of vermin.
Portable Toilet Shelters.
Portable toilet shelters may be prefabricated, skid mounted, or mobile. In
addition to the requirements in section (1) of this rule, portable toilet
(a) Provide at least 1 square
foot of screened ventilation to the outside atmosphere for each seat;
(b) Provide at least 9 square feet of floor
space for each seat;
furnished with a toilet tissue holder for each seat;
(d) Be located in areas readily accessible to
users and to pumping and cleaning services; and
(e) Provide separate compartments with doors
and partitions or walls of sufficient height to insure privacy in multiple-unit
shelters except that separate compartments are not required for
Or. Admin. R.
DEQ 10-1981, f. & ef.
3-20-81; DEQ 27-1994, f. 11-15-94, cert. ef. 4-1-95; DEQ 11-2004, f. 12-22-04,
cert. ef. 3-1-05
Stat. Auth.: ORS 454.625 & 468.020
Stats. Implemented: ORS 454.615 &