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File #: Ord 16-33    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/28/2016
Title: Amending Chapter 39 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Certain Buildings.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Ward: Ward - all
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/30/20161 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/28/20161 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/21/20161 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/7/20161 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/24/20161 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title

Amending Chapter 39 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Certain Buildings.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1

Chapter 39 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Chapter 39. - Smoke Detectors Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in Certain Buildings

Sec. 39.01. - Installation required.

Smoke detectors alarms and carbon monoxide alarms shall be maintained in dwellings, lodginghouses, apartment houses and hotels as required by Laws of Minnesota for 1977, Chapter 333 statutes 299F.362 and 299F.51, in accordance with the rules promulgated thereunder. In new construction, smoke detectors alarms shall be attached to a centralized AC primary electrical power source. Carbon monoxide alarms are allowed to be battery operated, plug-in, or attached to a centralized AC electrical power source.

Sec. 39.02. - Owner's responsibilities.

(a) The owner of a lodginghouse, apartment house, hotel or rented dwelling shall deliver to the occupant of each dwelling unit or guest room a written explanation of the location and operation of each smoke detector alarm and carbon monoxide alarm, and instructions describing the actions to be taken when an alarm sounds and the procedures for testing the detectors alarms and for contacting the owner or his representative when a low-battery tone sounds or power light fails.

(b) The owner of a lodginghouse, apartment house, hotel or rented dwelling shall maintain all required smoke detectors alarms and carbon monoxide alarms and shall repair or replace, within twenty-four (24) hours after notification, any detector alarm that is defective or nonoperative.

(c) The owner of property requiring smoke detectors alarms and carbon monoxide alarms and requiring a certificate of occupancy shall file with each application for renewal of a certificate of occupancy an affidavit stating that all detectors alarms...

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