34-18-22.3 Fire safety standards for vacation home establishments.
Fire safety standards for vacation home establishments.
Any vacation home
establishment shall meet the following minimum fire safety standards:
Each floor where ten or more occupants are sleeping shall have access to at least two
Any primary exit that leads to the exterior of the structure shall be capable of unlocking
from the interior without the use of a key or special knowledge or effort and free from
obstruction. Any sleeping room with a direct exit to the exterior of the building is exempt
from this requirement;
There shall be a smoke detector in each sleeping room. The owner or manager shall test
any battery operated smoke detector at least twice a year;
Any sleeping room shall be equipped with an operable egress window. Any sleeping room
with a direct exit to the exterior of the building is exempt from this requirement; and
A portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 2-A rating shall be made available on each
floor and shall be inspected and tagged annually.
SL 2008, ch 172, § 2; SL 2011, ch 157, § 3.