Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 28.13
Boarding Homes

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-28.13-28

§ 23-28.13-28. Boarding homes for children — Basements — Heating units.

(a) The use of basements shall not be allowed for sleeping quarters.

(b) Levels below ground, not considered as a basement as defined in this code, and levels on grade with sleeping quarters with a central heating unit contained therein shall be segregated by partitions and doors having a one hour fire resistant rating. Enclosures shall be provided with an air vent to the outside sufficient for proper combustion and exhaust.

History of Section.
P.L. 1976, ch. 271, § 9; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 37; P.L. 2004, ch. 220, § 15; P.L. 2004, ch. 225, § 15.