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Authority: IC 16-19-3-4
Affected: IC 16-19-3

Definitions - 410 IAC 6-7.1-1

Sec. 1. The definitions in this rule apply throughout this rule.

Sec. 2. "Bathing beach" means a body of water not contained within a structure, chamber, or tank and used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing.

Sec. 3. "Camp" means a youth camp.

Sec. 4. "Department" means the Indiana state department of health.

Sec. 5. "Designated adult" means the individual with the primary responsibility for health matters, food, staff supervision, the administration of program operations, and business and transportation services.

Sec. 6. "Gray water" means wastewater originating from dish washing, hand washing, laundering, showers, or sinks.

Sec. 7. "Local health officer" means the health officer of any local health department or their authorized representative.

Sec. 8. "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, company, corporation, trustee, association, municipality, county, authority, estate, or public or private entity owning, conducting, controlling, managing, or operating a camp.

Sec. 9. "Primitive camp" means a youth camp that operates at a site having only tents.

Sec. 10. "Public sewer" means a sewage disposal facility provided by a utility, municipality, conservancy district, or regional sewer district.

Sec. 11. "Public water supply" means water supplied by a utility, municipality, conservancy district, regional water district, rural water corporation, or not-for-profit water corporation.

Sec. 12. "Tent" means a shelter with twenty-five percent (25%) or more of its walls or roof, or both, made of fabric material.

Sec. 13. "Water station" means a facility for filling water storage containers with potable water from an approved water system.

Sec. 14. "Youth camp" means any area or tract of land established, operated, or maintained to provide more that seventy-two (72) continuous hours of outdoor group living experiences away from established residences for educational, recreational, sectarian, or health purposes to ten (10) or more children who are under eighteen (18) years of age and not accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Construction permit requirement - 410 IAC 6-7.2-15

Sec. 15. Any person planning the construction, addition to, or significant change in the construction of any youth camp shall, at least ninety (90) days prior to the initiation of any such construction, submit plans, drawn to scale, for review and approval by the department. These plans must be certified by a registered engineer or architect licensed to practice in Indiana.

General supervision - 410 IAC 6-7.2-16

Sec. 16. When a youth camp is in session, there shall be a designated adult on the premises who is responsible for compliance with this rule.

General health - 410 IAC 6-7.2-17

Sec. 17. (a) When a youth camp is in session, there shall be an individual present who is designated as the health supervisor and who has completed at least the Red Cross Standard First Aid Course or its equivalent.

(b) A member of the camp health staff shall conduct a health screening of each camper to identify any illness or communicable disease. The screening shall:

  1. occur not more than twelve (12) hours after arrival at camp; and
  2. include a check of medications in use by each camper.

(c) Youth camps owners shall possess an original or a copy of an up to date medical log. The medical log shall be in permanent ink and be a record of the dates, times, patient names, ailments, treatments, names of attending staff, and signature of the person who made the entries into the log.

(d) Medication prescribed for campers or staff members shall be dispensed from original containers.

(e) Medications, except those a physician prescribed for self-administration, shall be locked in a cabinet, box, or drawer or stored in a safe place inaccessible to children.

(f) Whenever there is an injury or illness to a camper that results in hospitalization, a positive x-ray or laboratory analysis, or the camper is being sent home, a report shall be sent to the department. This report shall be:

  1. made on a form acceptable to the department; and
  2. filed with the department within ten (10) days of an incident.

(g) Whenever there is an injury or illness that results in the death of a camper or staff member, a report of the incident and death shall be filed with the department within twenty-four (24) hours of the death.

(h) The use of tobacco products or alcoholic beverages is prohibited in buildings used by children. The use of tobacco products or alcoholic beverages in the presence of children is prohibited in a youth camp while it is in operation.

Infirmary - 410 IAC 6-7.2-18

Sec. 18. (a) Youth camps constructed after the effective date of this rule shall include a separate room with toilet and lavatory facilities to be used as an infirmary and isolation area.

(b) The separate room described in subsection (a) shall have the following:

  1. Ventilation to keep it free of excessive heat, condensation, vapors, noxious odors, and fumes.
  2. Heating equipment capable of maintaining a temperature of at least sixty-eight (68) degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. At least one (1) cot per one hundred (100) campers and staff, with a minimum of two (2) cots.
  4. At least one (1) adult shall be present when campers are in the infirmary.
  5. At least seventy (70) foot-candles of light measured thirty (30) inches from the floor.

First aid kits - 410 IAC 6-7.2-19

Sec. 19. (a) First aid kits shall be available to camp staff at food service operations, beaches, the infirmary, the camp office, primitive camps, and readily available in a timely manner to all program areas. First aid may be administered only by properly trained staff.

(b) As a minimum, each first aid kit must include the following:

  1. One (1) watertight medication canister.
  2. Thirty (30) adhesive bandages, each measuring one (1) inch by three (3) inches.
  3. One (1) roll of adhesive tape measuring one-half (½) inch by ten (10) yards.
  4. Nine (9) antiseptic towelettes.
  5. Two (2) disposable gloves, such as surgical or examination type.
  6. One (1) triangular bandage.
  7. Six (6) sponge dressing pads, each measuring two (2) inches by two (2) inches.
  8. Four (4) sponge dressing pads, each measuring three (3) inches by three (3) inches.
  9. Two (2) sponge dressing pads, each measuring four (4) inches by four (4) inches.
  10. One (1) instant ice compress measuring at least six (6) inches by four (4) inches.
  11. Two (2) large fabric fingertip bandages.
  12. Two (2) large fabric knuckle bandages.
  13. Two (2) island bandages each measuring two (2) inches by three (3) inches.
  14. Two (2) adhesive Telfa bandages each measuring two (2) inches by two (2) inches.
  15. One (1) eye pad.
  16. Three (3) providone-iodine pads.
  17. Six (6) alcohol cleansing pads.
  18. Three (3) tubes of triple-antibacterial cream.
  19. One (1) conform bandage roll measuring two (2) inches by five (5) yards.
  20. One (1) pair of scissors.
  21. One (1) pair of tweezers.
  22. One (1) emergency blanket.
  23. One (1) refillable plastic case.

(c) First aid materials shall be wrapped and stored so they do not become contaminated.

Records - 410 IAC 6-7.2-20

Sec. 20. (a) A record for each camper must be maintained by the designated adult operating a camp and shall contain the following:

  1. The camper';s name and address.
  2. The name, address, and telephone number of the camper's parent, legal guardian, or designated adult emergency contact.
  3. Authorization from the parent or guardian for emergency medical care.
  4. A list of relevant health conditions that camp personnel may encounter.

(b) Records required by this rule shall be kept on file by the designated adult for a period of at least two (2) years.

Campsites and safety - 410 IAC 6-7.2-21

Sec. 21. (a) No condition, situation, or installation shall be created, installed, or maintained that:

  1. may cause or result in a health or safety hazard; or
  2. cause or transmit disease or harbor rodents or other vermin.

(b) An accurate plat of the camp shall be maintained that shows the location of buildings, wells, privies, sewage disposal systems, sanitary facilities, swimming areas, and water and sewer lines.

(c) The central camp areas, primitive camps, and program areas shall be maintained to minimize the growth of poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and other noxious plants.

(d) The camp shall be free of debris or other hazards.

(e) Building stairways over four (4) steps in height shall have handrails.

(f) Equipment and facilities in camps shall be designed, installed and maintained in a safe condition. Playground equipment shall be securely anchored.

(g) When not in use, archery equipment, firearms, and ammunition shall be locked in a cabinet or building.

(h) Poisonous substances, pool chemicals, pesticides, and toxic chemicals shall be clearly marked and stored in locked cabinets or enclosures.

Emergency equipment and procedures - 410 IAC 6-7.2-22

Sec. 22. (a) Telephone service shall be provided to each youth camp as follows:

  1. Telephone service shall always be accessible at youth camps.
  2. The telephone number of the nearest fire department, police department, poison control center, and emergency medical service shall be posted next to each telephone. Where 911 service is available, only the poison control center telephone number must be posted.

(b) A written emergency plan for dealing with natural disasters, lost campers, and other emergencies must be developed and maintained. At a minimum, the plan shall include procedures for evacuation and transportation to emergency facilities. Camp staff shall be trained on the plan and a record of the training shall be kept by a responsible adult. Campers shall be advised of their responsibilities in following the plan.

(c) Camps offering aquatic activities must have an emergency plan that includes procedures for rescues, accounting for each camper, evacuations, and the method for notification of emergency services. Weekly orientation in using the aquatic emergency plan must be conducted.

Fire and building safety - 410 IAC 6-7.2-23

Sec. 23. (a) Each youth camp shall be equipped with a minimum of a 4-A, 60-B:C, ten (10) pound, multipurpose, dry chemical, pressure fire extinguisher within one hundred (100) feet of each kitchen, furnace room, and sleeping facilities.

(b) Fire extinguishers must be readily accessible and maintained in an operable condition.

(c) Exits from structures must be maintained free of obstructions and have exit signs clearly posted.

(d) Buildings with occupancy of more than ten (10) persons shall have at least two (2) separate and independent exits. Exits shall not be closer to each other than fifty percent (50%) of the longest exterior dimension of the building.

(e) Buildings with occupancy above the first floor shall have two (2) separate and independent exits. At least one (1) exit shall lead directly to the outside.

(f) A one-room building used for sleeping shall be equipped with a smoke detector.

(g) Buildings with two (2) or more compartmentalized sleeping rooms shall have hard-wired interconnected smoke detectors.

(h) All required smoke detectors shall be UL listed.

(i) All required smoke detectors shall be kept clean and tested monthly.

(j) Fire drills shall be held within twenty-four (24) hours of the beginning of each camping session and weekly thereafter.

(k) Gasoline and other flammable fluids shall be marked and stored in locked containers or in locked buildings not occupied by campers.

(l) Gasoline and other flammable fluids shall be stored at least fifty (50) feet from sleeping quarters.

Electrical safety - 410 IAC 6-7.2-24

Sec. 24. (a) Wiring, lighting, and electrical receptacles shall be installed and maintained in a safe condition.

(b) Fifteen (15) and twenty (20) ampere, one hundred twenty-five (125) volt receptacles in sanitary facilities, bathrooms, garages, or maintenance buildings or located outside of buildings shall be equipped with ground-fault circuit interrupter protection.

(c) Electrical receptacles shall have wiring and circuit breakers or fuses sized to conform to the amperage of the receptacles they supply.

(d) Electrical switches, circuit breakers, receptacles, control equipment, and metering devices located in wet places or outside of a building shall be weatherproof.

(e) Splices to electrical wires at accessible locations shall be made utilizing approved junction boxes.

(f) In areas subject to vehicle movement, service drop conductors of not over six hundred (600) volts nominal, shall be at least eighteen (18) feet above the ground surface. In other areas, the minimum clearance shall be ten (10) feet above the ground surface.

(g) Electrical equipment and conductors shall not be attached to trees.

(h) Electrical receptacles shall be grounded and shall not have an open neutral, open hot conductor, or reverse polarity.

(i) Loose electrical equipment shall be secured. Face plates and panel fronts shall be in place to prevent accidental contact.

Water supplies - 410 IAC 6-7.2-25

Sec. 25. (a) Camps shall be provided with an adequate and convenient supply of potable water that meets the Indiana department of environmental management public water supply drinking water quality standard found in 327 IAC 8. Potable water shall always be available for culinary, drinking, laundry, and bathing purposes.

(b) Wells shall be constructed, installed, and located in accordance with 327 IAC 8 and 310 IAC 13.

(c) A camp shall exclusively use a public water supply if public water is available within a reasonable distance. If a public water supply is not available, a camp shall have water supplied from a well that complies with 327 IAC 8.

(d) The construction and location of all camp wells with less than fifteen (15) service connections or serving less than twenty-five (25) people shall comply with all the requirements of this rule.

(e) Camp water supply and distribution systems shall have the capacity to deliver a minimum water pressure of twenty (20) pounds per square inch to all water stations and connections during periods of peak water usage. The water supply shall have capacity to meet total daily water demands. If a well or pump cannot meet peak or daily water demand, camps shall be provided with sufficient usable storage capacity to meet the demand.

(f) The casing pipe of a well shall project not less than:

  1. twenty-four (24) inches above floor level or finished grade; or
  2. thirty-six (36) inches above the regulatory flood elevation if located in a designated flood hazard area identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

(g) Water supplies shall have no well head, well casing, pump, pumping machinery, exposed pressure tanks, or suction piping located in any pit, room, or enclosed space that does not have free drainage, by gravity, to the ground surface at all times.

(h) Wells and potable water distribution systems shall be disinfected after construction and after a repair. The water shall be tested and be bacteriologically acceptable in at least two (2) consecutive samples collected at least twenty-four (24) hours apart before the potable water system can be used.

(i) There shall be no direct physical connection between the camp potable water supply system and any nonpotable water supply system.

(j) Stop-and-waste valves or yard hydrants that would allow aspiration or back flow of contaminated water into the potable water system shall not be used.

(k) Common drinking cups are not permitted.

(l) When potable water is transported, it shall be in closed, disinfected containers used for no other purpose.

(m) Plumbing fixtures shall comply with 675 IAC 16.

Sewage disposal - 410 IAC 6-7.2-26

Sec. 26. (a) Sewage shall be disposed of by a connection to a public sewer, if available within a reasonable distance from the camp. If a public sewer is not available within a reasonable distance from the camp, sewage disposal must comply with 410 IAC 6-12, 410 IAC 6-10, Bulletin S.E. 11, Bulletin S.E. 13 [PDF - 1.1 MB], or applicable rules of the Indiana department of environmental management for sewage disposal facilities other than sanitary vault privies or septic tank soil-absorption systems.

(b) Only wastewater management businesses licensed pursuant to IC 13-18-12 shall clean camp privies and portable toilets of waste. Privies must be pumped when the accumulated waste is within eighteen (18) inches of the privy floor.

Sanitary facilities - 410 IAC 6-7.2-27

Sec. 27. (a) The entrance to a sanitary facility shall have a sign to designate which sex may use the facility. Solid walls extending from floor to ceiling shall separate facilities for each sex located in the same building.

(b) Toilets, urinals, hand washing, and bathing facilities shall be provided as follows:

Required Sanitary Facilities For Males
Individuals to be served Showers Lavatories Toilets Urinals*
*Toilets may be substituted for the appropriate number of urinals.
1-10 1 2 1 1
11-20 2 2 1 1
21-30 2 3 2 1
31-40 3 4 2 2
41-50 4 5 3 2
51-60 5 6 3 3
61-70 6 7 4 3
Required Sanitary Facilities For Females
Individuals to be served Showers Lavatories Toilets
1-10 1 2 2
11-20 2 2 2
21-30 2 3 3
31-40 3 4 4
41-50 4 5 5
51-60 5 6 6
61-70 6 7 7

(c) Camps serving more than seventy (70) campers shall have sanitary facilities for each sex in the ratio of one (1) shower, lavatory, and toilet or urinal for each fifteen (15) additional campers.

(d) Showers or lavatories are not required at primitive camps.

(e) For all common use rooms that contain sanitary or laundry facilities, excluding sanitary vault privies and portable toilets, the following minimum requirements shall apply:

  1. Floors, walls, and partitions around showers, lavatories, and other plumbing fixtures shall be smooth, nonabsorbent, and easily cleanable. Floors in hand washing and shower rooms shall have a nonskid finish and trapped floor drains.
  2. Bathing and hand washing facilities shall have hot and cold water under pressure. Bathing facilities shall have an approved properly operating, approved automatic hot water temperature control valve. The valve must control the water temperature at the point of use so it will not exceed one hundred twenty (120) degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. An operating mechanical exhaust device must replace the air in the facility at least six (6) times per hour.
  4. Exterior openings shall be screened with at least sixteen (16) mesh screen to prevent the entrance of insects.
  5. Entrances to toilets and bathing facilities shall have self-closing doors.
  6. Toilet and bathing facilities shall be configured to prevent viewing of the interior through the entrance door.
  7. Light fixtures shall have guards or shields to prevent shattering.
  8. At least twenty (20) foot-candles of light measured thirty (30) inches above the floor must be provided throughout the interior of the facility.
  9. Lavatories shall have mixing or combination faucets. Self-closing, slow closing, or metering faucets shall provide a flow of water for at least fifteen (15) seconds.
  10. Lavatories and hand washing facilities shall be located within twenty-five (25) feet of toilets. Water, soap, and paper towels or a mechanical hand drying device shall be provided at hand washing facilities that are available to all campers. Common towels are prohibited.
  11. Sanitary facilities must have a roof with an overhang to prevent drainage into the structure.
  12. Sanitary facilities shall be maintained in a clean condition and in good repair.

(f) Toilet paper shall be available at all times in toilets and privies.

(g) Privies shall be constructed and maintained in compliance with Bulletin S.E. 11.

(h) Where electricity is available, the privy interior must have artificial illumination. Where electricity is not available, the privy must allow natural light to enter for illumination.

(i) Hand washing facilities, or a dispenser with moistened disposable towelettes, shall be located within twenty-five (25) feet of a privy.

(j) Toilet facilities shall be located within five hundred (500) feet of each sleeping area.

Cooking and eating facilities - 410 IAC 7-28

Sec. 28. (a) Central kitchen and dining halls shall comply with 410 IAC 7-24.

(b) Kitchens separate from the central dining hall and used for individual campers to prepare meals shall meet the following requirements:

  1. Provide a refrigerator and a range with a ventilation hood.
  2. Provide a three (3) compartment sink or a two (2) compartment sink and a dishwasher or use only single service dishes and utensils.
  3. Provide a numerically scaled indicating thermometer in each refrigerator accurate to plus or minus three (3) degrees Fahrenheit, located as to be easily readable.
  4. Provide shielded or guarded light fixtures providing at least seventy (70) foot-candles of light on all food preparation surfaces and at equipment or utensil washing areas.
  5. Provide a hand washing lavatory having hot and cold water and a combination faucet.
  6. Provide the hand washing lavatory with a supply of hand cleansing soap and a supply of sanitary towels or a hand drying device. Sinks used for food preparation or food washing equipment shall not be used for hand washing.
  7. Common towels are prohibited.
  8. Provide a mop sink for use and disposal of mop water. Food preparation sinks shall not be used for this purpose.

Buildings and sleeping shelters - 410 IAC 6-7.2-29

Sec. 29. (a) Buildings, structures, tents, and cabins shall be kept in good repair and maintained in a safe and sanitary condition.

(b) Floors and floor coverings in buildings used for sleeping or camp activities shall be in good repair and easily cleanable.

(c) Buildings used for sleeping shall have screened openable windows or mechanical ventilation as required by 675 IAC 14-4.3-1.

(d) Outside openings shall be screened with at least sixteen (16) mesh screen to prevent the entrance of insects.

(e) Screened doors shall be tight-fitting, in good repair, and self-closing.

(f) At least thirty (30) square feet of floor space per camper must be provided in rooms used for sleeping.

(g) Beds shall be arranged so the heads of the sleepers are at least six (6) feet apart and there is at least thirty (30) inches between the sides of the beds. Beds are not required to be affixed to the floor.

(h) Sleeping rooms shall have a minimum ceiling height of seven (7) feet.

(i) Bedding provided by the camp operator shall be clean and washed before use by a new camper.

(j) Foam bed mattresses shall be provided with easily cleanable mattress covers.

(k) Vertical separation between the top of the lower mattress of a double deck bunk and the upper bunk shall be a minimum of twenty-seven (27) inches. The vertical separation from the top of the upper mattress to the ceiling shall be a minimum of thirty-six (36) inches.

(l) Bunk beds used by campers shall be equipped with guardrails on the upper bunk. Guardrails are required on any side of a bunk not placed tightly against a wall.

(m) At least twenty (20) foot-candles of light shall be provided throughout buildings used for sleeping.

(n) Tent material shall be flame-retardant.

Water recreation - 410 IAC 6-7.2-30

Sec. 30. (a) An individual currently certified as a lifeguard and having a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification must direct swimming, boating, canoeing, watercraft, water skiing, and other aquatic activities.

(b) A minimum of one (1) counselor for each fifteen (15) campers shall supervise watercraft and swimming activities.

(c) At each aquatic site, a minimum of one (1) currently certified lifeguard for each thirty (30) campers must be provided.

(d) Swimming pools shall comply with 410 IAC 6-2 and 675 IAC 20.

(e) In addition to the requirements of 410 IAC 6-2 and 675 IAC 20, swimming pools less than two thousand (2,000) square feet shall have one (1) or more qualified lifeguards on duty when the pool is in use by campers.

(f) Watercraft activity participants must wear a Type II or Type III U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device.

(g) Bathing beaches shall comply with the following:

  1. Camp bathing beaches shall have a water surface area of at least one (1) acre.
  2. A minimum of twenty-five (25) square feet of water surface per bather shall be provided in areas having a water depth less than four (4) feet.
  3. At least seventy-five (75) square feet of water surface per bather shall be provided in areas over four (4) feet deep.
  4. A minimum of thirty-five (35) square feet of land area shall be provided per bather
  5. The camp bathing beach, from the shoreline out to a water depth of six (6) feet, shall consist of pea gravel or other material approved by the department of natural resources to minimize turbidity.
  6. Floating marker lines securely anchored with buoys, spaced at intervals of no more than twenty-five (25) feet, shall be provided to designate the perimeter of the bathing area. Marker lines shall delineate the separation between the shallow (less than five (5) feet), deep, and diving areas. Depth markers shall be provided at diving areas.
  7. Toilet facilities shall be provided within five hundred (500) feet of camp bathing beaches, in the ratio of one (1) toilet for each fifty (50) bathers. Where flush toilets are provided lavatories shall be provided in the ratio of one (1) lavatory for each fifty (50) bathers.
  8. Water samples shall be collected at the camp bathing beach for bacteriological examination and submitted to an approved laboratory for analysis. Samples shall be submitted in accordance with the following:
    1. One (1) sample at least two (2) weeks prior to opening.
    2. One (1) sample each week the bathing beach is open thereafter.
    3. One (1) sample after a heavy rainfall of at least one-half (½) inch.
  9. Bathing beach samples shall be collected within one (1) foot of the surface, in water having a depth of at least three (3) feet, but no more than six (6) feet and at least twenty (20) feet from swimmers and animals.
  10. The bathing beach must be closed if the beach water quality does not meet the following water quality standards:
    1. Escherichia coliform bacteria, using the membrane filter count, exceeds one hundred twenty-five (125) colonies per one hundred (100) milliliters as a geometric mean based on no less than five (5) samples equally spaced over a thirty (30) day period.
    2. Escherichia coliform bacteria using the membrane filter count exceeds two hundred thirty-five (235) colonies per one hundred (100) milliliters in any one (1) sample in a thirty (30) day period.
    3. The water has aquatic vegetation, deposits, growths, oil, grease, chemicals, or other substances capable of creating toxic reactions, skin or membrane irritations, or a health or safety hazard.
  11. Results of each camp bathing beach water sample analysis must be reported to the department.
  12. At least one (1) qualified lifeguard shall be on duty when the bathing beach is open to swimmers.
  13. A lifeguard shall be stationed at each diving area.
  14. Each lifeguard station shall have a clear and unobstructed view of the lifeguard's area of responsibility and at least one (1) lifeguard station at the diving area and on shore shall be an elevated stand.
  15. Land based lifeguard stations shall be located within thirty (30) feet of the shoreline.
  16. Lifeguard stations shall be equipped with a whistle or megaphone and sunglasses.
  17. When performing as a lifeguard, lifeguards shall not perform any other tasks and shall not be in the water except in the line of duty.
  18. A spine board equipped with ties or straps and a head immobilization device shall be provided at each aquatic location.
  19. A rescue tube shall be provided at each lifeguard station.
  20. Required safety equipment shall be kept clean, in good repair, and ready for use.

Refuse collection - 410 IAC 6-7.2-31

Sec. 31. (a) Refuse, including garbage, shall be collected, stored, and disposed of properly so the camp is clean and litter free. Refuse shall not accumulate in a manner that could:

  1. result in rodent harborage or promote insect breeding; or
  2. cause a fire, safety, or health hazard.

(b) Each garbage can and dumpster in a camp shall be covered with a tight-fitting lid at all times except during use.

(c) Garbage and refuse shall be collected at least once per week or more often when necessary.

(d) Burning of garbage and refuse is not permitted.

(e) Garbage and refuse shall be stored in watertight, rodent proof, fly proof containers. Unless plastic liners are used, garbage containers shall be cleaned when emptied.

(f) Dumpsters shall be located at least fifty (50) feet from sleeping areas.

Animal and pest control - 410 IAC 6-7.2-32

Sec. 32. (a) Animal shelters, corrals, tie rails, or hitching posts shall not be located within two hundred (200) feet of a dining hall, kitchen, or other place where food is prepared, cooked, or served.

(b) Buildings, grounds, and storage areas shall be kept free of insect and rodent infestations and free of refuse that could harbor rodents, mosquitoes, flies, and other pests.

(c) Lumber, pipe, and other building materials shall be stored at least four (4) inches above the ground.

Right of entry - 410 IAC 6-7.2-33

Sec. 33. The department or the local health officer may enter public or private property at reasonable times and, upon presentation of credentials, to do any of the following:

  1. Inspect facilities, equipment, or records.
  2. Investigate allegations, conduct tests, or collect samples.
  3. Obtain information necessary to the issuance of a permit pursuant to this rule.
  4. Determine whether any person is subject to, or in violation of, this rule or a permit issued pursuant to this rule.

Incorporation by reference - 410 IAC 6-7.2-34

Sec. 34. Bulletin S.E. 11 and Bulletin S.E. 13 are incorporated by reference as part of this rule. Copies of these bulletins may be obtained free of charge by mailing a request to the department.

Local authorities - 410 IAC 6-7.2-35

Sec. 35. Local health officers may enforce the rules of the department. County and municipal authorities within their respective jurisdictions have jurisdiction over zoning, building codes, and ordinances pertaining to camps.

Enforcement - 410 IAC 6-7.2-36

Sec. 36. The department may commence an action under IC 16-19-3-4, IC 16-19-3-5, and IC 4-21.5-3-6, or IC 4-21.5-3-8 against a camp operator who:

  1. fails to comply with this rule; or
  2. interferes with or obstructs the department or its designated agent in the performance of duties pursuant to this rule.

SECTION 3. 410 IAC 6-7 IS REPEALED.
LSA Document #01-243(F)
Notice of Intent Published: 24 IR 3660
Proposed Rule Published: March 1, 2002; 25 IR 2002
Hearing Held: March 22, 2002
Approved by Attorney General: June 20, 2002
Approved by Governor: June 24, 2002
Filed with Secretary of State: June 27, 2002, 1:30 p.m.
Incorporated Documents Filed with Secretary of State: Bulletin S.E. 11, 1986; Bulletin S.E. 13, 1988.

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