As of April 1, 2018, any structure that is used for residential purposes and uses gas or fuel-burning appliances and/or has an attached garage that connects to the structure, are required to install and maintain Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms.
LOCATION OF ALARMS
- If there is a gas or fuel-burning appliance inside the bedroom or inside an attached bathroom to the bedroom, then the alarm must be placed inside the bedroom.
- Alarms must also be installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms, when the gas or fuel-burning appliance is outside the bedroom and/or there is an attached garage that connects to the dwelling unit.
- A gas or fuel-burning appliance includes, but is not limited to: a water heater, furnace, space heater, stove, oven, boiler and/or a fireplace.
Click here to read the full ordinance text for Section 705 Carbon Monoxide Alarms.