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Bed and breakfast establishments and vacation rentals shall meet the state fire marshal's requirements for one- and two-family dwellings. Additionally, the following local standards shall be required:
(A) Manual extinguishing equipment shall be provided on each floor in accordance with NFPA 10 Standards for the installation of portable fire extinguishers.
(B) All combustible or flammable liquids shall be stored in approved metal containers. No storage of combustible materials shall be allowed under stairways leading to guest rooms.
(C) All trash containers shall be metal.
(D) No cooking facilities or utensils shall be allowed in guest rooms.
(E) All hallways and stairways shall be provided with adequate general lighting and approved emergency lighting as per Section 5-9 of the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
(F) No portable heating devices (other than electric blankets) shall be allowed in guest rooms.
(G) The owner/manager shall submit a floor plan of the establishment to the fire department.
(H) Smoke detectors must be either permanently wired into the establishment structure's AC power line, with battery back-up, or be otherwise interrelated so as to comprise a system that is, in the sole judgment of the chief of the fire department or his designee, of equal or greater value. In the event that a smoke detector system is once approved, it shall thereafter be deemed to be a system that complies with the requirements of this section. Multi-station units shall be wired or otherwise constituted so that the activation of one detector will activate all of the detectors in the establishment or will activate other centrally located warning devices in the establishment. Smoke detectors shall be installed as follows: one within 15 feet of each guest room used for sleeping purposes; one in each hallway or corridor on each floor; one in each dining room; one in basement and in each workshop area. There shall be at least one smoke detector on each floor of the establishment, but excluding unoccupied attics.
(Ord. 7508, passed 3-5-91; Am. Ord. 9043, passed 4-5-16) Penalty, see § 120.99