16B.615 RESTROOM FACILITIES.
Subdivision 1. Definition.
For purposes of this section, "place of public accommodation"
means a publicly or privately owned sports or entertainment arena, stadium, theater, community
or convention hall, special event center, amusement facility, or special event center in a public
park, that is designed for occupancy by 200 or more people.
Subd. 2. Application.
This section applies only to a place of public accommodation for
which construction, or alterations exceeding 50 percent of the estimated replacement value of
the existing facility, begins after July 1, 1995.
Subd. 3. Ratio.
In a place of public accommodation subject to this section, the ratio of water
closets for women to the total of water closets and urinals provided for men must be at least three
to two, unless there are two or fewer fixtures for men.
Subd. 4. Rules.
The commissioner shall adopt rules to implement this section. The rules may
provide for a greater ratio of women's to men's facilities for certain types of occupancies than is
required in subdivision 3, and may apply the required ratios to categories of occupancies other
than those defined as places of public accommodation under subdivision 1.
History: 1994 c 632 art 3 s 34; 2007 c 140 art 4 s 7