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WAC 246-359-510

Door requirements.

TWH habitable structures:
(1) Must have a primary entrance, which is at a minimum, three foot-by-six foot eight-inch exit door made of solid core wood or other material designed for use as an exterior door.
(2) Must have at least two exit doors when accommodating ten or more occupants. When two exit doors are required, the doors must be placed a distance apart equal to at least one-half of the length of the maximum overall diagonal dimension of the building area used.
(3) Provide a locking mechanism on the exterior door(s) of each family shelter. The mechanism must not prevent egress, and must be easily opened from the inside without use of a key or special knowledge.
(4) Provide a locking mechanism on all bedroom doors, excluding doors to common sleeping areas. The mechanism must not prevent egress and must be easily opened from the inside without use of a key or special knowledge.
(5) Provide a locking mechanism on all bedroom doors, excluding doors to bedrooms housing more than fifteen occupants.
(6) Provide a locking mechanism on:
(a) Each toilet stall door, if provided; and
(b) Each shower stall door, if provided.
(7) Must have all exterior door openings screened with sixteen-mesh material self-closing screen doors, including toilet facilities.
(8) With a calculated occupant load of fifty occupants or more must have a screen door which swings in the direction of exiting.
(9) With latched screen doors must have a roller type latch.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.114A RCW and RCW 43.70.334 through 43.70.340. WSR 15-13-091, § 246-359-510, filed 6/15/15, effective 1/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.114A.081. WSR 99-03-065, § 246-359-510, filed 1/18/99, effective 2/18/99.]
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