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Every room occupied for sleeping purposes by one person shall contain at least 70 square feet of usable floor space, and every room occupied for sleeping purposes by more than one person shall contain not less than 60 square feet of usable floor space for each occupant thereof. Under no circumstances shall there be provided less than 400 cubic feet of air space per occupant. Beds shall be spaced at least three feet apart when placed side by side. No sleeping quarters shall be provided in any basement having more than half its clear floor to ceiling height below the average grade of the adjoining ground.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.05; 144.08; 144.12; 157.01 to 157.14; 327.10 to 327.67


15 SR 1597

Published Electronically:

January 21, 2000

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