§ 13-196-130

Smoke detectors – Standards

All approved single station smoke detectors required in this chapter shall be the ionization or photoelectric type, either battery powered or 110 volt AC and shall comply with Title 14 of the municipal code of Chicago. Smoke detectors shall bear the label of a nationally recognized standards testing laboratory that indicates that the smoke detectors have been tested and listed as single or single and multiple station smoke detectors.

In buildings required to have a standard fire alarm system as specified in Chapter 13-196 and hotel buildings of Type II, III or IV construction complying with Section 13-196-210 smoke detectors in dwelling units shall be of the type tested and listed for fire protection signaling systems and shall have an integral audible device.

(Prior code § 78-13; Amend Coun. J. 4-25-84, p. 6189; Amend Coun. J. 9-8-86, p. 33588)



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