Agriculture and Rural Development - Environmental Stewardship Division - Agricultural Labor Camps


Published: 1989

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

ENVIROMENTAL STEWARDSHIP DIVISION

AGRICULTURAL LABOR CAMPS

(By authority conferred on the department of public health by section 12421 of Act

No. 368 of the Public Acts of 1978, as amended, being S333.12421 of the Michigan

Compiled Laws, and transferred to the Department of Agriculture and Rural

Development in Executive Order 2017-7).

R 325.3601 Definitions.

Rule 1. (1) As used in these rules or sections 12401 through 12434 of the act, or

both:

(a) "Act" means the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211.

(b) "Agreement" means an offer and acceptance arrangement between an applicant

for a grant and the department.

(c) "Camp" means an agricultural labor camp that is licensable under authority of the

act.

(d) "Department" means the state department of agriculture and rural development.

(e) "Director" means the state director of agriculture and rural development or his or

her designated representative.

(f) "Double-wall construction" means frame or pole-type construction walls that are

covered with a smooth, cleanable, rigid material on the interior surface of the supporting

studs or poles and by siding on the exterior surface of the walls' structural members.

Cement block and poured concrete walls are considered double-wall construction.

(g) "Garbage" means putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from

handling, preparing, cooking, and consuming food.

(h) "Grant" or "state grant" means money from the migratory labor housing fund that

is made available to an employer of migratory laborers for not more than 50% of the cost

of an extensive remodeling project that does not cost more than $10,000.00. Projects that

cost more than $10,000.00 are acceptable; however, the grant must be based upon a

$10,000.00 portion of the construction cost of the project.

(i) "Grantee" means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any

combination thereof that operates or proposes to operate an agricultural labor camp under

the act, that applies for a grant pursuant to the act, and that has signed an acceptance

agreement with the

department.

(j) "Habitable space" means a room or enclosed floor space that is used

or intended to be used at a camp for living, sleeping, cooking, or eating

purposes, but does not mean any of the following:

(i) A bathroom.

(ii) A toilet compartment.

(iii) A laundry.

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(iv) A pantry.

(v) A foyer.

(vi) A connecting corridor.

(vii) A closet.

(viii) Storage space.

(k) "Hot water" means water that has been heated to not less than 110 degrees

Fahrenheit and not more than 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

(l) "Housing" means a building or portion of a building that is offered as shelter for

migratory laborers and facilities such as water supply, sewage disposal, showers, and

camp area.

(m) "Refuse" means putrescible and nonputrescible solid waste, including garbage,

rubbish, and ashes. "Refuse" does not mean body waste.

(n) "Sewage" means liquid waste and includes human excreta, waste from a sink,

lavatory, bathtub, shower, or laundry, and any other liquid waste of organic or chemical

nature, either separately or in any combination.

(o) "Shelter" means a building or part of a building, a tent, or a trailer that is used for

sleeping or living quarters at an agricultural labor camp.

(p) "Tempered water" means hot water that has been cooled by adding cold water

with a mixing device so that the water temperature is between 95 and 100 degrees

Fahrenheit.

(q) "Toilet facilities" means water closets, urinals, lavatories, and the rooms

provided for installation of these units and privies.

(r) "Unisex facility" means a facility that is located in a completely enclosed room

with a door that can be locked from the inside and that has an entrance that is accessible

to both sexes at all times.

(2) The terms defined in the act have the same meaning when used in these rules.

History: 1989 AACS; 2018 AACS.

R 325.3603 Advisory board.

Rule 3. (1) The director shall appoint an advisory board to advise him or her on the

administration of the act and these rules. The board shall consist of 14 individuals, 5 of

whom shall be growers who employ migratory laborers or representatives of growers

who employ migratory laborers and not less than 5 of whom shall be migratory

laborers, former migratory laborers, or representatives of migratory laborers. Each

member shall serve at the pleasure of the director, but shall not serve more than 4

years unless reappointed.

(2) The advisory board shall meet at the call of the director, except that the

director shall call a meeting at the request of any 5 members of the board.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3605 Applicability of rules.

Rule 5. (1) These rules apply to all agricultural labor camps. A provision in

these rules shall not take precedence over a requirement in an applicable local rule,

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ordinance, or code when such requirement is more stringent than the provision in these

rules.

(2) The department may grant an exemption from an administrative rule if there is

clear and convincing evidence that the alternative to the rule complies with the intent of

the administrative rule from which exemption is sought.

(3) The decision of the department, including the qualification under which the

exemption is granted, shall be entered upon the records of the department and a signed

copy shall be sent to the camp operator. This exemption may remain in effect for as

long as the camp operator continues to comply with the intent of the rule or may be time-

limited.

(4) If a camp operator permits laborers to live in their own recreational

vehicles at the camp, all of the following shall be provided:

(a) An approved water supply.

(b) Toilet facilities.

(c) Shower facilities.

(d) Electrical service.

(e) Refuse containers.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3607 Licenses; application; issuance.

Rule 7. A separate application shall be submitted and a separate license issued

annually for each agricultural labor camp. If there will be a new camp operator during

the period for which the camp is licensed, the new operator shall apply for a transfer of

the license not less than 30 days

before the proposed change of operators is effective. On receipt of an application,

the director shall review the application and cause any necessary investigation and

inspection to be made. Based on the investigation and inspection, the director shall

issue a full license or a temporary license or shall give the applicant or his or her

authorized agent a written notice of denial stating the reasons for the denial.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3609 Camp operators' and occupants' responsibilities.

Rule 9. (1) An agricultural labor camp owner or camp operator or his or her agent

shall clearly explain to camp occupants their responsibilities as to camp occupancy and

care. The camp owner or operator or his or her agent shall inspect the camp area,

structures, toilets, showers, and other facilities at least once a week and ensure that each

is maintained in a clean and orderly condition and that broken or damaged property

is repaired. The camp owner or operator shall number the shelters or sites.

(2) An employee and occupant of a camp shall use the sanitary and other facilities

furnished for his or her convenience and shall comply with applicable camp

regulations which may concern or affect his or her conduct. An occupant of a camp

shall keep that part of the camp and premises which he or she occupies or uses in a

clean and sanitary manner. An occupant of a camp shall dispose of his or her rubbish and

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garbage in a clean and sanitary manner by placing it in containers provided for this

purpose.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3611 Camp area; drainage; location; health and safety hazards;

recreation space; pets; farm implements.

Rule 11. (1) An agricultural labor camp area shall be well drained and free from

depressions in which water may stagnate. The camp shall be located where the

disposal of sewage is provided in a manner which neither creates nor is likely to create a

nuisance or a hazard to health.

(2) The camp shall not be subject to, or in proximity to, conditions that create any

of the following:

(a) Offensive odors.

(b) Flies.

(c) Noise.

(d) Traffic.

(e) Any other health and safety hazards.

(3) The camp shall be free from debris; noxious plants, such as poison ivy; and

uncontrolled grass, weeds, and brush.

(4) The camp shall include a space for recreation that is reasonably related to the

size of the camp and the type of occupancy.

(5) If the camp operator allows a pet or animal in the camp area, pet or animal waste

shall be collected and properly disposed of. The pet or animal shall be restrained

when outside of the living unit. The location and manner of restraint shall not interfere

with any individual's free access to the following:

(a) Shelters.

(b) Central service buildings.

(c) Parking areas.

(d) Recreation areas.

(e) Other community camp facilities.

(6) Farm implements shall not be stored in the recognized camp area site.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3613 Water supply.

Rule 13. (1) An adequate and convenient supply of water that meets the

requirements of Act No. 399 of the Public Acts of 1976, being S325.1001 et seq. of the

Michigan Compiled Laws, shall be provided. A well shall be disinfected when the well

is opened or after construction or repair.

(2) A cold water outlet shall be available within 50 feet of each shelter when

water is not provided in the shelter. Adequate drainage facilities shall be provided for

overflow and spillage.

(3) Use of a common drinking cup is prohibited.

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History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3615 Shelter; construction; floors; furniture; space.

Rule 15. (1) A shelter shall be structurally sound, in good repair, in a sanitary

condition, and provide protection to the occupant against the elements.

(2) The shelter shall have flooring that is constructed of rigid materials, smooth

finished, readily cleanable, and located to prevent the entrance of ground and surface

water. Shelter floors shall be reasonably level.

(3) Shelters constructed or put into operation after the effective date of these rules

shall have double-wall construction and shall have an interior permanent-type ceiling.

(4) The following space shall be provided in the shelter:

(a) For sleeping purposes only, except as provided in subdivision (b) of this subrule,

not less than 50 square feet of floor space per individual.

(b) For sleeping purposes in a dormitory that has double-deck beds only, not less

than 40 square feet per individual.

(c) For combined cooking, eating, and sleeping purposes, the following space shall

be provided:

(i) Not less than 60 square feet of floor space per individual for all shelters

constructed before April 3, 1980, except as provided in paragraph

(iii) of this subdivision.

(ii) Not less than 100 square feet of floor space per individual for all shelters

constructed after April 3, 1980, and for any shelters in which renovation will include

the addition of living space by increasing the exterior dimensions.

(iii) Ten years from the effective date of this rule, all shelters shall provide not less

than 100 square feet of floor space per individual. In all cases, square footage shall be

determined by using the outside dimensions of the shelter.

(5) The shelter for a family with 1 or more children who are over 6 years of age

shall have a partitioned sleeping area. The partition shall be constructed of rigid

materials and installed so as to provide reasonable privacy.

(6) A separate sleeping area shall be provided in the shelter for each sex or each

family.

(7) An accessible facility shall be provided within each shelter for the storage of

clothing and personal articles. Not less than 2 lineal feet of rod per individual 12 years of

age or older and 1 lineal foot of rod per individual less than 12 years of age shall be

provided for hanging clothing. There shall be not less than 3 feet of vertical open space

below the rod. In addition, not less than 2 square feet of storage area shall be provided

per individual. There shall be at least 1 foot of vertical open space above the storage

area.

(8) At least 1/2 of the floor area in the shelter shall have a ceiling height of not less

than 7 feet. Floor space shall not be counted where the ceiling height is less than 5 feet.

(9) A partition between living units in a multifamily shelter shall extend to the

ceiling or roof of the shelter for all new or substantially remodeled shelters and for all

shelters 3 years after the effective date of these rules.

(10) Sufficient bed space consisting of comfortable, rigidly supported beds, cots, or

bunks with clean mattresses shall be provided for all individuals. Bedding that is

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prohibited. The clear space between the top of the lower mattress of a double-deck

bunk and the bottom of the upper bunk shall be not less than 27 inches. The distance

from the top of the upper mattress to the ceiling shall be not less than 36 inches.

(11) For all single-sex crews, a separate bed for each occupant shall be provided.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3617 Fire safety and first aid.

Rule 17. (1) Living and sleeping above a second floor shall not be allowed

unless authorized by the department.

(2) Except as provided in subrule (10) of this rule, each sleeping room shall have 2

remotely separated exits. One of the 2 exits may be a readily accessible window with a

minimum net clear opening of 5.7 square feet. The minimum net clear opening height

dimension shall be 24 inches. The minimum net clear opening width dimension shall be

20 inches. The sill height shall not be more than 44 inches above the floor.

(3) In a 1-story shelter, a sleeping area for 10 or more adults, a central dining

facility, and a common assembly room shall each have not less than 2 doors that are

remotely separated so as to provide alternate means of escape to the outside or to an

interior hall.

(4) A second story with a living unit, a central dining facility, or a common

assembly room shall have 2 stairways as means of egress. One of the 2 stairways may be

an interior stairway and the second may be an exterior stairway, except as provided in

subrule (10) of this rule.

(5) Escape corridors and interior exit stairways shall be protected by 20-minute-

fire-resistant, time-rated materials. An interior stairway from an escape corridor shall

have a 1 3/4-inch solid wood core door or equivalent at the bottom or top of the

stairway. Nonlocking-against-egress hardware shall be provided on each stairway door.

(6) Fire-extinguishing equipment shall be provided and located not more than 100

feet from each shelter. The equipment shall, at a minimum, be the equivalent of a 2A

10BC fire extinguisher.

(7) A flammable or volatile liquid or material, except for those needed for current

household use, shall not be stored in or adjacent to a shelter.

(8) An agricultural pesticide shall not be stored in a shelter, in a building in which

a living unit is or may be located, in a service building, or in the camp area unless

the pesticide is stored in a locked building. Agricultural pesticides shall not be stored or

mixed in a camp that is established after the effective date of these rules. A camp that

is constructed after the effective date of these rules shall not be located within 50 feet

of orchards or farmland on which agricultural pesticides will be applied.

(9) A smoke-detecting device shall be provided within each shelter at a point

centrally located in each corridor or area that provides access to rooms used for sleeping

and at the top of a stairway where the second floor of a structure is intended to be

occupied. A smoke-detecting device shall be operational at the time the camp is licensed.

(10) Facilities in existence on the effective date of these rules shall comply with

both of the following provisions:

(a) In a 1-story shelter for a family or for less than 10 adults, not less than 2 means

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with an openable area of not less than 432 square inches and a least dimension of not

less than 16 inches. The bottom opening of such window shall be not more than 3 feet 6

inches above the floor.

(b) A second story with a sleeping area, a central dining facility, or a common

assembly room shall have a stairway, and an approved permanently affixed exterior

ladder or a second stairway.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3619 Ventilation; lighting; electricity.

Rule 19. (1) A shelter shall be provided with adequate ventilation and natural

lighting. The natural light area, as provided by exterior glazed openings, shall be not

less than 8% of the habitable space. The openable window area shall be not less than

45% of the window area, except where some other approved device that affords

adequate ventilation is supplied.

(2) Outside openings that are used for ventilation shall be protected during the fly

season with not less than 16-mesh screening. A screen door shall be equipped with a

self-closing device. Toilet facilities constructed after the effective date of these rules

shall be ventilated to the outdoors.

(3) A shelter shall be provided with electric service that is adequate to meet the

requirements of the national electrical code for the load being served.

(4) Each room in a shelter and a common use room or area, such as a laundry

room, central toilet, hallway, or stairway, shall have not less than 20 footcandles of

light. Not less than 2 wall-mounted duplex electrical outlets, with l duplex outlet per

12 lineal feet of wall, shall

be provided in all habitable space. However, in existing habitable space, 2 wall-

mounted duplex electrical outlets, with l duplex outlet per 16 lineal feet of wall, are

approved until a major change is made to the electrical system. Bathrooms shall have

at least 1 wall-mounted duplex electrical outlet. All bathroom and laundry area outlets

shall be provided with ground fault circuit interrupter protection. Electrical service in a

privy or portable toilet is not required.

(5) Adequate lighting shall be provided for the yard area and pathways to common

use facilities.

(6) Wiring and lighting fixtures shall be installed and maintained in a safe

condition.

(7) New electrical wiring shall comply with the requirements of the national

electrical code and, except for incidental electrical wiring, shall be approved by the

electrical inspection authority that has jurisdiction or shall be certified by a licensed

electrical contractor.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3621 Heating.

Rule 21. (1) A shelter and a common use room or area that is used before May 31 or

after September 1 in any year shall be provided with properly installed, operable

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heating equipment that is capable of maintaining a temperature of not less than 65

degrees Fahrenheit.

(2) Heating facilities that utilize combustible fuel when in a shelter shall be

installed and vented in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions and shall be

approved by the mechanical inspection authority that has jurisdiction or by a licensed

mechanical contractor, except as provided in subrule (4) of this rule. A portable heater,

other than an electric heater, is prohibited.

(3) Heating facilities shall bear the seal of a recognized testing laboratory or the

American gas association, except as provided in subrule (4) of this rule.

(4) Facilities that are in existence on the effective date of these rules shall comply

with all of the following provisions:

(a) Heating facilities in a shelter that utilize combustible fuel shall be installed and

vented to prevent fire hazards and a dangerous concentration of gases. A portable

heater, other than an electric heater, is prohibited. If a solid or liquid fuel heater is

situated on wood or other combustible flooring, a concrete slab, insulated metal sheet,

or other fireproof material shall be provided on the floor under the heater.

(b) A wall or ceiling that is within 18 inches of a solid or liquid fuel heater or a flue

shall be made of fireproof material. A vented metal collar shall be installed around a

flue that passes through a wall ceiling, floor, or roof.

(c) A heating facility shall have automatic controls of the type that will cut off the

fuel supply if the flame or ignition fails or is interrupted or if a predetermined safe

temperature or pressure is exceeded.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3623 Cooking, eating, and refrigeration facilities.

Rule 23. (1) When a migratory laborer or the laborer's family is required to

cook in an individual shelter, a room or space shall be provided for cooking and

eating. The room or space shall be provided with all of the following:

(a) A properly installed and operating 4-burner cook stove for each family or

shelter, except that only 2 burners are required for a shelter with a capacity of 5 or less

individuals.

(b) Within 6 years after the effective date of these rules, except as provided in

subdivision (c) or (d) of this subrule, a 2-compartment sink which is connected to water

under pressure and which is properly drained is required.

(c) An existing single-compartment sink that is in good condition in a shelter is

acceptable.

(d) A 2-compartment sink which is connected to hot and cold water under pressure

and which is properly connected to a drain is required for all new or substantially

remodeled shelters.

(e) Adequate food storage shelves with a minimum of 6 square feet of surface

area and adequate countertop space or other space for food preparation with a

minimum of 2 1/2 square feet of surface area.

(f) Tables and chairs of standard construction and height or equivalent

accommodations to seat each individual.

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(g) A mechanical refrigerator which has proper shelving, tight-fitting doors,

unbroken interior surfaces, and an operable door latch, which is for the storage of

perishable foods, and which will maintain a temperature of not more than 45 degrees

Fahrenheit.

(h) Adequate lighting and ventilation in the food preparation, cooking, and dining

areas.

(i) Nonabsorbent, easily cleaned wall surfaces adjacent to a food preparation or

cooking area. Walls that are within 18 inches of, or countertops that are under, gas

hot plates shall be fire-resistant.

(j) Properly maintained and clean food service facilities at the time of licensing and

after a change of occupants of the same shelter during a season.

(2) When a migratory laborer or the laborer's family is required to cook in a

common facility and individual cooking facilities are not provided in the shelters, a room

or building that is separate from the sleeping and toilet facilities shall be provided for

cooking and eating. The room or building shall be provided with all of the following:

(a) A properly installed and operable cook stove with a minimum of 2 burners in a

ratio of 1 stove for each 5 individuals in a food preparation shift.

(b) A 2-compartment sink which is connected to hot and cold water under pressure

and which is properly connected to a drain.

(c) Floors made of nonabsorbent, easily cleaned material.

(d) Adequate food storage shelving with a minimum of 1 square foot of

surface area per individual and adequate countertop space or area for food

preparation with a minimum of 5 square feet of surface area.

(e) A mechanical refrigerator which has proper shelving, tight-fitting doors,

unbroken interior surfaces, and an operable door latch, which is for the storage of

perishable foods, and which will maintain a temperature of not more than 45 degrees

Fahrenheit.

(f) Adequate lighting and ventilation in the food preparation, cooking, and dining

areas.

(g) Nonabsorbent, easily cleaned wall surfaces adjacent to a food preparation or

cooking area. Walls that are within 18 inches of, or countertops that are under, gas

hot plates shall be fire-resistant.

(h) Properly maintained and clean food service facilities.

(i) Tables and chairs of standard construction and height or equivalent

accommodations to seat each individual.

(3) When, within a shelter, food is prepared and consumed by an individual

other than the migratory laborer or the laborer's family members, the size of the

facility shall be commensurate to the capacity of the camp. The facility shall be separated

from the toilet and sleeping areas. The physical facilities, equipment, and operation

shall comply with the provisions of sections 12901 to 12922 of the act.

(4) When food is prepared by a work crew member who has been designated

to do the cooking by other crew members, the physical facility, equipment,

and operation shall be commensurate with the size of the crew and be

provided with all of the following:

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(a) A properly installed and operating 4-burner cook stove for the first 10 members

of a crew and an additional burner shall be provided for each additional 10 crew

members.

(b) Within 6 years after the effective date of these rules, except asprovided in

subdivision (c) or (d) of this subrule, a 2-compartment sink which is connected to water

under pressure and which is properly drained.

(c) An existing single-compartment sink that is in good condition in a shelter is

acceptable.

(d) A 2-compartment sink which is connected to hot and cold water under pressure

and which is properly connected to a drain is required for all new or substantially

remodeled shelters.

(e) Adequate food storage shelves with a minimum of 6 square feet of surface

area and adequate countertop space or other space for food preparation with a

minimum of 2 1/2 square feet of surface area.

(f) Tables and chairs of standard construction and height or equivalent

accommodations to seat each individual.

(g) A mechanical refrigerator which has proper shelving, tight-fitting doors,

unbroken interior surfaces, and an operable door latch, which is for the storage of

perishable foods, and which will maintain a temperature of not more than 45 degrees

Fahrenheit.

(h) Adequate lighting and ventilation in the food preparation, cooking, and dining

areas.

(i) Nonabsorbent, easily cleaned wall and counter surfaces adjacent to a food

preparation or cooking area. Walls that are within 18 inches of, or countertops that are

under, gas hot plates shall be fire-resistant.

(j) Clean and properly maintained food service facilities at the time of licensing or

prior to a new crew occupying the camp during a season.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3625 Bathing, hand-washing, and laundry facilities.

Rule 25. (1) A bathing facility that is supplied with hot and cold or tempered water

under pressure shall be provided. The facility shall be clean and sanitary and located

within 200 feet of each shelter.

(2) A bathing facility shall contain at least 1 showerhead per 10 individuals.

Showerheads shall be spaced not less than 3 feet apart, shall have not less than 9 square

feet of floor area per unit, and shall be separated with a partition. A commercial

prefabricated shower stall with a floor area of approximately 32 inches by 32 inches is

acceptable. Adequate dry dressing space that affords privacy shall be provided. A shower

floor shall be constructed of nonabsorbent, nonskid materials and shall be sloped to a

properly constructed floor drain. Except in a single-family shelter, a separate shower

facility shall be provided for each sex. Where more than 2 showers are required, the

additional showers may be unisex. Common-use shower facilities for each sex in the

same building shall be

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separated by a solid, nonabsorbent wall from the floor to the ceiling or roof and

shall be plainly designated "Men," "Women," or "unisex." The entrance to a men's or

women's shower area shall afford privacy.

(3) Hand-washing facilities with hot and cold or tempered water in a ratio of 1

unit per single-family shelter or 1 unit per 15 individuals shall be provided.

(4) Laundry facilities shall be provided, except where a shelter is provided with a

sink with hot and cold running water. Laundry facilities shall include double laundry

tubs with hot and cold or tempered water under pressure in a ratio of 1 unit per 30

individuals.

(5) Water heaters shall be capable of supplying adequate hot water during

reasonable use.

(6) Where a laundry machine is utilized, an electrical outlet that has ground fault

circuit interrupter protection shall be provided.

(7) Laundry waste shall be properly disposed of.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3627 Toilet facilities.

Rule 27. (1) A toilet shall be constructed, located, and maintained so as to prevent a

nuisance or public health hazard and to afford privacy.

(2) A toilet or privy seat shall be provided in the ratio of at least 1 unit for each 15

individuals it serves.

(3) A urinal that is constructed of nonabsorbent material may be substituted for

a man's toilet seat on the basis of not less than 24 inches of trough-type urinal for 1

toilet seat for a maximum of 1/3 of the required toilet seats.

(4) A separate toilet facility for each sex shall be provided, except in single-family

shelters. Where more than 2 toilets are required, the additional toilets may be unisex.

Toilets that serve the same sex shall be separated with a partition that is not less than 54

inches high and not less than 6 inches or more than 12 inches off the floor. Toilet

facilities for each sex in the same building shall be separated by a solid wall from the

floor to the ceiling or roof and shall be plainly designated "Men," "Women," or

"unisex."

(5) A common-use toilet or privy shall be in a well-lighted area and shall be

ventilated, clean, and sanitary.

(6) A toilet facility shall be located within 200 feet of the shelter it serves. A privy

shall not be located closer than 50 feet from a shelter or facility where food is prepared or

served.

(7) A privy structure and pit shall be fly-tight. A privy pit shall have an adequate

capacity for the required seats.

(8) A toilet seat shall be impervious and maintained in a clean condition.

(9) Portable toilets shall be pumped at least once per week.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3629 Sewage, garbage, and refuse disposal; vermin.

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Rule 29. (1) Sewage shall be discharged into a municipal sewer system, when

available, or into a sewage disposal system that is approved by applicable state or

local authorities. Sewage shall not be disposed of on the ground surface.

(2) An adequate number of durable, fly-tight, clean containers that are in good

condition shall be provided for storing garbage and other refuse.

(3) Refuse shall be collected at least once a week or more often if necessary. The

disposal of garbage and other refuse shall be in accordance with state and local law.

(4) Shelters and common use facilities shall be free of insects, rodents, and

other vermin.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3631 Winter occupancy.

Rule 31. An individual shall not occupy, nor shall a camp operator permit

occupancy of, a shelter in an agricultural labor camp before April 1 or after November

15 in any year, unless the shelter complies with all of these rules that are not

inconsistent with this rule and has all of the following items:

(a) A kitchen sink which is in working condition and which is properly connected

to hot and cold water and to a wastewater disposal system.

(b) A bathing facility that is supplied with hot and cold or tempered water.

(c) A flush toilet that is properly connected to a water and wastewater disposal

system.

(d) Double floors, double walls or an equivalent, and interior permanent-type

ceilings. Concrete slab floors are acceptable.

(e) A free air space, if provided under the floor, that is protected to prevent

plumbing from freezing and to assist in maintaining proper room temperature.

(f) Not less than 100 square feet of floor space per individual.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3633 Rescinded.

History: 1989 AACS; 2018 AACS.

R 325.3635 Rescinded.

History: 1989 AACS; 2018 AACS.

R 325.3637 Rescinded.

History: 1989 AACS; 2018 AACS.

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R 325.3639 Rescinded.

History: 1989 AACS; 2018 AACS.

R 325.3641 Rescinded.

History: 1989 AACS; 2018 AACS.

R 325.3643 Implementation.

Rule 43. These rules shall be implemented on January 1 following the effective

date of the rules.

History: 1989 AACS.

R 325.3699 Rescission.

Rule 99. (1) R 325.1501 to R 325.1515 of the Michigan Administrative Code,

appearing on pages 1805 to 1811 of the 1979 Michigan Administrative Code, are

rescinded.

(2) R 325.1531 to R 325.1536 of the Michigan Administrative Code, appearing

on pages 1811 to 1813 of the 1979 Michigan Administrative Code, are rescinded.

History: 1989 AACS.

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