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Title: Section 14-1.171 - Walls and ceilings

14-1.171 Walls and ceilings.

(a) Walls and ceilings, including doors, windows, skylights and similar closures, are to be maintained clean and in good repair.

(b) Walls, including nonsupporting partitions, wall coverings and ceilings of walk-in refrigerating units, food preparation areas, equipment washing and utensil areas, toilet rooms and vestibules, are to be easily cleanable, light-colored, smooth and nonabsorbent. Concrete or pumice blocks used for interior wall construction in these areas are to be finished and sealed to provide an easily cleanable surface.

(c) Exposed utility service lines and pipes are to be installed in a way that does not obstruct or prevent cleaning of the walls and ceilings.

(d) Light fixtures, vent covers, wall-mounted fans, decorative materials and similar equipment attached to walls and ceilings are to be maintained clean and in good repair and are to be installed to be easily cleanable.

(e) Wall and ceiling covering materials are to be attached and sealed to be easily cleanable and to prevent insect harborage.


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