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36-1637. Smoke detectors; residential housing

A. An approved smoke detector shall be installed during construction in each new residential housing unit in this state. An approved smoke detector shall be installed in each existing residential housing unit in this state which does not comply with the requirements of this section if a sleeping area is remodeled and if this remodeling requires a permit from the local political subdivision.

B. A smoke detector installed in a new residential housing unit or in a remodeled area pursuant to this section shall be maintained and kept operable by the tenant unless the tenant gives written notification to the landlord of its malfunction. The landlord shall be responsible for the repair of a smoke detector if such notice is given by the tenant.

C. The landlord shall give written notification to the tenant of the tenant's responsibilities pursuant to this section.