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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33B. PESTICIDES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 45. SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND DRAINAGE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 47. VENDORS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 48. SOLID WASTES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 49. STREETS AND ROADS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 50. SUBDIVISION OF LAND - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 51A. TANNING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 52. TAXATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53. TAXICABS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 53A. TENANT DISPLACEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 54. TRANSIENT LODGING FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56A. VIDEO GAMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 57. WEAPONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 59. ZONING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
MISCELLANEOUS MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGULATIONS
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Sec. 25-49. Patient accommodations generally.
   (a)   Rooms.
      (1)   Location; Light. Each patient's room shall be an outside room with a satisfactory amount of natural light.
      (2)   Outside Door. Each patient's room shall have a door opening into an exit or into a hall leading to an exit.
      (3)   Inside Rooms. Patients shall not be kept in rooms in which the only means of outside communication is through another room. Nursing and care homes with five (5) beds or less are excepted from this requirement.
      (4)   Internal Access. Each room must have internal access to the rest of the building.
      (5)   Basement Rooms. Patients shall not be kept in rooms extending below the ground level.
      (6)   Segregation for Privacy. Where both male and female patients are admitted, the rooms shall be segregated so as to allow for privacy.
      (7)   Isolation Rooms. There shall be made available one or more rooms which shall be used for isolation of patients with communicable diseases and for seriously ill or terminal cases. Nursing and care homes with five (5) beds or less are excepted from this requirement.
   (b)   Floor and window space.
      (1)   Floor Space. Beds shall be spaced so as to provide adequate room for nursing procedures, and to prevent transmission of infection. The following allowance of floor space is considered a minimum:
   Rooms for only one (1) patient, one hundred (100) square feet.
   Rooms for two (2) or more patients, eighty (80) square feet per bed.
   Care homes may calculate day-room space up to twenty-five (25) percent of the required floor area.
   The usable floor area for floors having sloping walls shall be calculated for bed occupancy only for that area having a ceiling height of eight (8) feet and fifty (50) percent of the area having a ceiling height between four (4) feet and seven (7) feet six (6) inches; provided, that at least fifty (50) percent of the total area has a ceiling height of eight (8) feet. Beds shall be placed at least three (3) feet apart.
      (2)   Window Area. The window area shall not be less than ten (10) square feet per bed. Half of this shall be openable.
   (c)   Furnishings.
      (1)   Bed, Mattress and Pillows. A bed, mattress and pillows shall be provided for each patient.
      (2)   Bedding and Linen. A sufficient supply of clean bedding and bed linen shall be in use and available at all times.
      (3)   Chair and Dresser, etc. In addition to the bed, the patient unit shall be provided with at least one (1) chair and either a dresser, locker or compartment bedside table to accommodate the patient's personal possessions such as toilet articles and clothing.
      (4)   Cleaning and Disinfection. After the discharge of each patient the complete unit shall be thoroughly cleaned, including all articles of equipment that were used for the special care of the patient; such articles as bedpans and thermometers shall be disinfected.
   (d)   Signal system. A signal system shall be maintained for patients to use in calling nurses and attendants. Hand bells are acceptable for use in small institutions. (Mont. Co. Code 1965, § 89-47.)