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What is a single-occupant toilet room?
A single-occupant toilet room is a toilet room – or restroom – that can only be used by only one person.
What is a gender-neutral toilet room sign and when is it required?
A gender-neutral sign indicates that a toilet room can be used by a person of any sex. A gender-neutral toilet room sign is required for single-occupant toilet rooms. This requirement was put into place by Local Law 79 of 2016.
What is Local Law of 79 of 2016?
What gender-neutral signage is appropriate?
While the Department does not require specific signage, the following would be appropriate:
Where must the gender-neutral signage be posted?
Gender-neutral signage must be posted on the wall, adjacent to the door of a single-occupant toilet room.
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Submitting a Complaint
Any single-occupant restroom without adequate gender-neutral signage can be reported to New York City's 311 complaint system at either https://www1.nyc.gov/311/ or by calling 311.