Solely battery-powered smoke alarms are required to be powered by a non-replaceable, non-removable 10-year battery. Battery-operated smoke alarms that use low-power radio frequency wireless communication signals, Wi-Fi or other Wireless Local Area Networking capability are exempt from this new requirement. The law exempts any dwelling units and hotels within municipalities with a population greater than…

Read More

All existing and newly constructed residential dwellings must have CO alarms within 15 feet of sleeping areas. Effective: January 2007

Read More

Smoke alarms are generally required in residential settings. Hard-wired smoke alarms are required in all new construction.  

Read More