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For all buildings that are required to have a fire alarm system under this Code Section 1103.7.6, pertaining to Group R-2 occupancies, the Building Code, the Housing Code, or any other law, the building owner shall upgrade the fire alarm system, if necessary, to comply with the sound level requirement for sleeping areas set forth in Section 126.96.36.199 of NFPA 72 (2013 edition), as amended from time to time, upon either (a) completion of work under a building permit with a cost of construction of $99,000 or more, (b) July 1, 2023, whichever occurs first.
Exceptions. Division 1188.8.131.52(a) shall not apply to mandatory seismic strengthening alterations being performed pursuant to Chapter 5E of the Existing Building Code. This subsection 1184.108.40.206 applies only to Group R-2 occupancies.
(Am. Ord. 77-21, File No. 210259, App. 5/28/2021, Eff. 6/28/2021)