Rule 61:15:01:15 Smoke detectors required in multifamily residences.
detectors required in multifamily residences. Each family living unit of a
multifamily residence which houses six or more families shall contain at least
one smoke detector installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions
and this section. A smoke detector shall be located on the ceiling or wall of
the main room or sleeping room in each dwelling unit of an existing multifamily
residence. In new construction each smoke detector shall receive primary power
from the building wiring and shall be equipped with a battery backup. Wiring
shall be permanent and without a disconnecting switch other than as required
for overcurrent protection. If a violation of this section is found, a written
notice confirming such findings shall be issued and served upon the owner,
operator, or other person responsible for the violation. Any notice or order
issued pursuant to this section shall require compliance within 30 days of the
date of notice. However, in an existing lodging establishment, each smoke
detector may be solely battery-operated.
18 SDR 107, effective January 1, 1992; 18 SDR 224, effective July 13, 1992; 23
SDR 32, effective September 11, 1996; 27 SDR 75, effective February 7, 2001; 37
SDR 235, effective June 28, 2011.
Authority: SDCL 34-29B-2.
Implemented: SDCL 34-29B-2.
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