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34-18-22.3 Fire safety standards for vacation home establishments.
     34-18-22.3.   Fire safety standards for vacation home establishments. Any vacation home establishment shall meet the following minimum fire safety standards:
             (1)      Each floor where ten or more occupants are sleeping shall have access to at least two remote exits;
             (2)      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;
             (3)      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;
             (4)      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
             (5)      A portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 2-A rating shall be made available on each floor and shall be inspected and tagged annually.

Source: SL 2008, ch 172, § 2; SL 2011, ch 157, § 3.


Chapter 34-18

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