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(A) Every hotel shall have available at least one operational single station automatic fire warning device approved by the Fire Chief that produces a visible warning signal when activated by every product of combustion. The device, at the discretion of the owner, may also be activated by an early warning fire protection system. Hotels having fewer than 75 rooms shall have at least one warning device available for its guests. Hotels having more than 75 rooms shall have available for its guests one device for every group of 75 rooms. Upon the request of a guest, such a device, if available, shall be installed in the guest’s room.
(B) As used in this section, HOTEL means every establishment kept, used, maintained, advertised, or held out to the public to be a place where sleeping accommodations are offered to guests in which five or more rooms are used for accommodation of such guests, whether the rooms are in one or several structures, except as otherwise provided in R.C. § 5739.091.
(R.C. §§ 3781.107, 5739.01(M)) (Rev. 2021)
(C) Whoever violates the provisions of this section shall be fined not more than $1,000.
(R.C. §§ 3791.02, 3791.03)