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Public Health Act

Public Place Sanitary Facilities Regulation

B.C. Reg. 94/82

 Regulation BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 161/2011, effective September 9, 2011.

B.C. Reg. 94/82
O.C. 373/82
Filed March 10, 1982

Public Health Act

Public Place Sanitary Facilities Regulation


1  In this regulation:

"public place" means a public place of assembly or recreation and includes an amusement park, an arena, a campsite, a church, a community hall and a developed beach, but does not include a neighbourhood park, a school ground or a refreshment stand;

"sanitary facility" means a room containing a toilet, washbasin and ancillary equipment and includes a privy, shower or urinal.

[am. B.C. Regs. 203/83, s. (a); 181/88, ss. 2, 3.]

 Access to sanitary facility in public place

2  No person shall operate or cause to be operated a public place unless it contains adequate sanitary facilities to which the public has access.

 Maintenance of public sanitary facility

3  No person shall permit the public access to a sanitary facility that is provided by that person for use by the public under section 2 or otherwise unless that facility is maintained so as to prevent a health hazard condition arising.

[am. B.C. Reg. 203/83, s. (b).]

[Provisions of the Public Health Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 28, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: section 115]