Building Code

ORS 455.412
Review of state building code provisions regarding certain smoke alarms and smoke detectors

  • rules


The Department of Consumer and Business Services shall amend the state building code as necessary for the purpose of reducing the frequency of false alarms from smoke alarms and smoke detectors. Rules adopted under this section shall be designed to address smoke alarms and smoke detectors in single family and multifamily dwellings, hotels and lodging houses and shall not apply to recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, railroad equipment, aircraft, marine vessels and manufactured dwellings.


As used in this section, “smoke alarm” and “smoke detector” shall have the meanings provided in ORS 479.250 (Definitions for ORS 479). [1999 c.307 §18]


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