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For the purpose of this subchapter the following definitions shall apply, unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
APPROVED SMOKE DETECTORS. All devices or systems which comply with the specifications of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., or any other nationally recognized laboratory standards, and which bear a label indicating that the detector has been so listed and approved.
BUSINESS. All structures open year round or on a seasonal basis for the purpose of conducting any type of commercial enterprise and having one or more owners/employees.
DWELLING UNIT. One, two or more rooms with kitchen facilities designed as a unit for rental occupancy by only one family for cooking, living, and sleeping purposes, together with the common areas which support the unit, and in the case of hotels, motels, bed and breakfast establishments, boarding houses or other similar structures, each individual room or rooms to be occupied as a separate unit.
LANDLORD. Any person who owns or controls a rental unit and rents such unit personally or through an agent to any person or persons.
RENTAL UNIT. Any one-family dwelling unit, two-family dwelling unit, multiple-family dwelling unit or residential structure containing sleeping units, including but not limited to, hotels, motels, bed and breakfast establishments, boarding houses, or sleeping rooms which are rented by the owner or individual(s), whether by the day, week, month, year or any other term.
SINGLE STATION ALARM DEVICE. Assembly incorporating an approved smoke detector, control equipment and a signaling device in one unit, operating from a power supply either in the unit or obtained at the point of installation.
SMOKE DETECTION SYSTEM. One or more smoke detectors in any system composed of self supervised smoke detection and signaling device operating on an approved, permanently wired electric circuit, and so arranged that the activation of any one smoke detection device will activate all signaling devices throughout the building.
SMOKE DETECTOR. An instrument which detects visible or invisible particles of combustion and activates a signaling device.
(Ord. passed 5-10-94)