Property Rights

ORS 105.842
Tampering with carbon monoxide alarm


As used in this section, “tamper” includes, but is not limited to, the removal of working batteries.


Except as otherwise provided in this section, a person may not remove or tamper with a carbon monoxide alarm installed in a one and two family dwelling or multifamily housing. This section does not prohibit the removal of, or tampering with, a carbon monoxide alarm:


For the purpose of replacing a defective alarm or conforming the installation of the alarm with State Fire Marshal rules;


In a dwelling or housing that is being demolished or converted to nonresidential use; or


For the period that the removal or tampering is necessary for an active process of remodeling or renovating the installation location. [2009 c.591 §6]
Chapter 105

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Private process server in a forcible entry and detainer action, (1975) Vol 37, p 869


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