§ 94.063  MAINTENANCE.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to tamper with or remove any smoke detector, except when it is necessary for maintenance of inspection purposes.  Any smoke detector removed for repair or replacement shall be reinstalled or replaced so that it is operable and in place during normal sleeping hours.
   (B)   Rental/leased dwelling units.  Each smoke detector should be tested in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations to ensure it is in operable condition.  It shall be the responsibility of the tenant to maintain all smoke detectors provided by the owner in good working order unless said smoke detector requires AC power supply, then the responsibility for maintaining the smoke detector shall be the responsibility of the owner, manager, rental agent.
   (C)   Owner-occupied dwelling living units.  Each smoke detector should be tested in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations to ensure it is in operable condition.  It shall be the responsibility of the owner-occupant to maintain all smoke detectors.
(1980 Code, § 94.063)  (Ord. 2016, passed 1-23-2001)  Penalty, see § 94.999