§ 152.02  SMOKE DETECTORS AND CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS REQUIRED.
   The definitions, requirements, exceptions, standards and other provisions of Iowa Code Chapter 100, Iowa Administrative Code ("IAC") Agency 661 Chapter 210 (Smoke Detectors), and IAC Agency 661 Chapter 211 (Carbon Monoxide Alarms), all of which may be amended from time to time, are hereby adopted by the City, incorporated by reference and made applicable under this Chapter as if fully set out herein. Where the provisions of this Chapter do not specifically supersede or create additional requirements to any incorporated Iowa Code and Iowa Administrative Code provisions, the Iowa Code or IAC provision shall be the sole requirement.
   REFERENCES:
   Iowa Code § 100.18
   IAC 661-211 (CO Alarms)
   (A)   New single-family and new two-family dwellings. Every new single-family and new two-family dwelling shall have installed therein an approved smoke detector in each sleeping room, outside each sleeping area, in every room or hall in the path of the means of egress from the sleeping area to the door leading from the sleeping unit and in each story within the sleeping unit, including basements. Bedrooms or other sleeping areas separated by other use areas such as kitchen or living room shall be considered a separate group of sleeping rooms.
   (B)   New multi-family dwellings. Every new building constructed for multi-family (three or more dwelling units), residential occupancies shall have installed therein an approved supervised fire detection, products of combustion, system in each sleeping room, outside each sleeping area, in every room or hall in the path of the means of egress from the sleeping area to the door leading from the sleeping unit and in each story within the sleeping unit, including basements. Bedrooms or other sleeping areas separated by other use areas such as a kitchen or living room shall be considered a separate group of sleeping rooms.
   (C)   New commercial/residential dwellings. New structures used for commerce with sleeping quarters in the same building (such as apartments over stores) shall conform to the requirements of single-family dwellings, except that if there are three or more apartments, the apartment area shall conform to requirements for multi-family dwellings.
   (D)   Power source. For all new construction the required detectors shall be powered by an A.C. primary source with interconnected wiring.
   (E)   Approved smoke detectors. Smoke detectors acceptable under this chapter shall be dual sensor detectors meeting all requirements and shall be sensitive to any products of combustion except that detectors sensitive to heat only are not acceptable. The smoke alarm signaling devices shall be clearly audible in all bedrooms and other areas used for sleeping when intervening doors are closed. No signal system used for any purpose other than fire warning meets the requirements of this regulation. For the purpose of installation and maintenance, only the applicable sections of the publication National Fire Protection Association No. 74, Standard for the Installation, Maintenance and Use of a House Fire Warning System, shall be considered accepted practice, and a copy of the standard is on file in the office of the Clerk.
   (F)   Occupancy. All new single-family, two-family and multi-family dwelling units cannot be occupied until the installation of a smoke detector pursuant to this chapter is completed and approved.
(1999 Code, § 148.02)  (Ord. 2632, passed 3-10-2020)    Penalty, see § 10.99