The Chicago Plumbing Code

§ 18-29-311

Toilet Facilities for Workers.

§ 18-29-311.1 General; Workmen's temporary closets.

It shall be unlawful for the owner of any building, or any person employing or in charge of any persons, to begin the construction, alteration, or repair of any building, or the construction of any public or private works, without having provided proper and sufficient toilet facilities. Such toilet facilities include water closets, chemical closets, privies, or incinerators of a type to be approved by the Building Department for the use of all employees engaged in the construction, alteration, or repairs of buildings or the construction of any public or private works. There shall be at least one such water closet, chemical closet, privy or incinerator for every 30 employees or fraction thereof. Toilet facilities in multiple story buildings shall be so located that no floor is more than four stories from a story containing toilet facilities. Grade level toilets shall be located not closer than 5 feet from a side lot line.