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All rooms and areas used by patrons and guests and all other rooms or spaces in which lighting and ventilation, either natural or artificial, are essential to the efficiency of the business operation shall be well lighted and ventilated.

An area shall be considered well ventilated when excessive heat, odors, fumes, vapors, smoke, or condensation is reduced to a negligible level and barely perceptible to the normal senses. During seasons when weather conditions require tempering of makeup air, adequate equipment shall be provided to temper the makeup air. Every gas-fired or oil-fired room heater and water heater shall be vented to the outside air.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.08; 144.12; 157.01 to 157.14; 327.10 to 327.67

Published Electronically:

January 21, 2000

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