Building Code

ORS 455.360
Carbon monoxide alarms


As used in this section, “carbon monoxide alarm” has the meaning given that term in ORS 105.836 (Definitions for ORS 105).


A carbon monoxide alarm is required in a structure that:


Is new construction or that undergoes reconstruction, alteration or repair for which a building permit is required; and


Is identified under the structural specialty code as a residential Group R structure.


A carbon monoxide alarm required by this section must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and any applicable requirements of the state building code. [2009 c.591 §8]
Note: 455.360 (Carbon monoxide alarms) was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 455 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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