TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 330 SHELTERED CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 330.3040 BUILDING CODES


 

Section 330.3040 Building Codes

 

a) The design and construction of the facility shall meet the minimum requirements of the following codes and regulations except as modified within this Part:

 

1) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard No. 101: Life Safety Code, 2000 Edition (New Health Care Occupancies), including all appropriate references under Chapter 33, and excluding Chapter 5, Performance Based Options, and all other references to performance based options. NFPA 101A: Alternative Approaches to Life Safety shall not be allowed to establish equivalencies for new construction. In addition to the publications referenced in Chapter 33, the following documents shall be applicable for all long-term care facilities:

 

i) NFPA 17A, Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems 2002 Edition

 

ii) NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection 1999 Edition

 

iii) NFPA 22, Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection 1998 Edition

 

iv) NFPA 24, Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances 2002 Edition

 

v) NFPA 50, Standard for Bulk Oxygen Systems at Consumer Sites 2001 Edition

 

vi) NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance 2002 Edition

 

vii) NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces 2000 Edition

 

viii) NFPA 80A, Recommended Practice for Protection of Buildings from Exterior Fire Exposures 2001 Edition

 

ix) NFPA 105, Recommended Practice for the Installation of Smoke-Control Door Assemblies 1999 Edition

 

2) Illinois Plumbing Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 890), Department of Public Health

 

3) Illinois Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400), Capital Development Board

 

4) Food Service Sanitation Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 750), Department of Public Health

 

b) In addition to the codes and regulations listed in this Section, the design and construction of the facility shall meet the minimum requirements of all applicable local building codes and ordinances.

 

c) Amendments to this Section effective November 15, 2003 supersede all other codes and standards incorporated in this Subpart M.

 

(Source: Expedited Correction at 28 Ill. Reg. 3541, effective November 15, 2003)