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§27-2068 Sanitary Facilities in Certain Multiple Dwellings Erected After Nineteen Hundred Twenty-Nine
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a. Fireproof multiple dwelling. In a fireproof multiple dwelling erected after April eighteenth, nineteen hundred twenty-nine, in which any living room opens directly upon a public hall without any intervening room, foyer or passage, or in which any suites of two living rooms open upon a foyer giving direct access to a public hall, there shall be one water closet for every three such living rooms on a story. Every such water closet shall be accessible to one or more such rooms without passage through a public hall or bedroom. In a class B multiple dwelling, where any such living room does not have access to a water closet without passage through a public hall or bedroom, there shall be at least one water closet for every such fifteen living rooms or fraction thereof, and every such living room shall have access to a water closet through a public hall.
b. Fireproof class B dwelling. In a fireproof class B multiple dwelling erected after April eighteenth, nineteen hundred twenty-nine, in which every living room, excluding rooms occupied by management and maintenance personnel of the dwelling, opens directly to a public hall without passing through any other room, foyer or private hall, there shall be two water closets for the first twenty living rooms or fraction thereof, and one additional water closet for each additional fifteen living rooms or fraction thereof. Such water closets may be located in compartments or in general toilet rooms accessible from every living room on the floor. A urinal may be substituted for a water closet on any story where seventeen or more rooms are occupied exclusively by males, but not more than one-quarter of the required facilities may be urinals.
c. Nonfireproof class B dwellings. In a nonfireproof class B multiple dwelling erected after April eighteenth, nineteen hundred twenty-nine, there shall be one water closet and washbasin for every seven living rooms. One such water closet compartment with washbasin shall be accessible to every room on each floor.
d. Sanitary facilities for employees of tenants. If employees of the tenants occupy two or more rooms opening directly to the same public hall in a fireproof multiple dwelling erected after April eighteenth, nineteen hundred twenty-nine, there shall be one water closet for the first four rooms or fraction thereof and one additional water closet for each additional seven rooms or fraction thereof. Such facilities shall be accessible either directly from such rooms or through the public halls.
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