[P] SECTION PM-502  REQUIRED FACILITIES
PM-502.1 Dwelling units. Every dwelling unit shall contain its own bathtub or shower, lavatory, water closet and kitchen sink which shall be maintained in a sanitary, safe working condition. The lavatory shall be placed in the same room as the water closet or located in close proximity to the door leading directly into the room in which such water closet is located. A kitchen sink shall not be used as a substitute for the required lavatory.
PM-502.2 Rooming houses. At least one water closet, lavatory and bathtub or shower shall be supplied for each four rooming units.
PM-502.3 Hotels. Where private water closets, lavatories and baths are not provided, one water closet, one lavatory and one bathtub or shower having access from a public hallway shall be provided for each ten occupants.
PM-502.4 Employees' facilities. A minimum of one water closet, one lavatory and one drinking facility shall be available to employees.
   PM-502.4.1 Drinking facilities. Drinking facilities shall be a drinking fountain, water cooler, bottled water cooler or disposable cups next to a sink or water dispenser. Drinking facilities shall not be located in toilet rooms or bathrooms.
PM-502.5 Public toilet facilities. Public toilet facilities shall be maintained in a safe sanitary and working condition in accordance with the International Plumbing Code. Except for periodic maintenance or cleaning, public access and use shall be provided to the toilet facilities at all times during occupancy of the premises.
PM-502.6 Schools. 361 Structures or portions of structures used for Educational Group E occupancy, as defined in Subcode "B" of Title 4 (The Philadelphia Building Code), shall be equipped with one drinking fountain for every 100 students or fraction thereof. At least one fountain shall be on each floor of the building, without regard to the number of students. Water dispensers may be substituted for not more than fifty percent (50%) of the required number of drinking fountains.
Exception: Child care facilities that are not part of a school are not regulated under this subsection.

 

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   Added, Bill No. 160472 (approved June 28, 2016), effective September 26, 2016.