§ 150.36  SMOKE DETECTORS.
   (A)   Definitions. For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      APARTMENT.  A building which is divided into two or more residential units, each with its own separate living area.
      OWNERS. As applied to any building, this term includes but shall not be limited to any part owner, joint owner, tenant in common, joint tenant, or lessee of the whole or part of such building.
      ROOMING HOUSE.  A building which is divided into two or more residential units, consisting of a room or rooms, and with additional common areas for eating and/or bathroom facilities.
(1983 Code, § 8-3-1)
   (B)   Requirements for apartments and rooming houses. The owners of apartments and rooming houses shall do or cause to be done the following:
      (1)   Apartments.
         (a)   Detector/detectors shall be located according to the manufacturer’s specifications, and shall also comply with divisions (B)(1)(b), (c) and (d) as listed below.
         (b)   Detector/detectors shall be located in each living unit.
         (c)   Detector/detectors shall be located between the bedroom areas and the rest of the living unit.
         (d)   1.   Detector/detectors shall be located in all hallways and corridors. In the event a hallway or corridor is divided by a fire door or smoke door, an additional detector shall be located in those confines.
            2.   Spacing of detector/detectors shall be determined by the manufacturer’s specifications.
         (e)   All detector/detectors shall meet Underwriters Laboratories’ Standard Number 217, effective July 5, 1977, as amended.
         (f)   The requirements of this chapter shall not apply to structures which have a fully automated and sufficient sprinkler or smoke and heat system that has been annually inspected and approved by the Village Fire Department.
         (g)   The owner/owners or their designated agent/agents shall be responsible for maintaining all equipment required by this chapter and any other applicable chapters of the village code.
         (h)   Corridors and hallways not defined as interior in this chapter shall not require the installation of detector/detectors.
      (2)   Rooming houses.
         (a)   Detector/detectors shall be located according to the manufacturer’s specifications, and shall also comply with divisions (B)(2)(b), (c) and (d) as listed below.
         (b)   One smoke detector shall be located in each sleeping room, and in lounges and study rooms if located on the same floor as the sleeping rooms.
         (c)   A detector shall be located at the top of each stairway.
         (d)   1.   Detector/detectors shall be located in all hallways and corridors.  In the event a hallway or corridor is divided by a fire door or smoke door, an additional detector shall be located in those confines.
            2.   Spacing of detector/detectors shall be determined by the manufacturer’s specifications.
         (e)   All detector/detectors shall meet Underwriters Laboratories’ Standard Number 217, effective July 5, 1977, as amended.
         (f)   The requirements of this chapter shall not apply to structures which have a fully automated and sufficient sprinkler or smoke and heat system that has been annually inspected and approved by the Village Fire Department.
         (g)   The owner/owners or their designated agent/agents shall be responsible for maintaining all equipment required by this chapter and any other applicable chapters of the village code.
   (C)   Compliance.  It shall be the responsibility of the owner/owners to provide written certification to the Code Enforcement Department that their structure/structures are in compliance with the provisions of this subchapter.
(1983 Code, § 8-3-2)  (Ord. 86-3, passed - -; Ord. 2019-11, passed 10-7-2019)