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All dwelling units within the corporate limits of the city shall be equipped with a minimum of one functional, properly located, labeled and listed, smoke detector, or its equivalent or better, as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) pamphlet 74. Each additional story of any dwelling, including basements, cellars, and habitable attics, shall be equipped with a functional, properly located, labeled and listed, smoke detector. Unless there is a door between levels in dwellings with split levels, a smoke detector must be installed only on the upper level if the lower level is less than one full story below the upper level.
(Ord. G-28-99, passed 12-28-99; Am. Ord. G-03-02, passed 1-22-02)