Town of Sunderland, MA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building standards — See Ch. 152.
[Adopted 4-29-1988 ATM, Art. 28]
Any building or structure consisting of one (1) to six (6) dwelling units shall be required to install either an approved monitored battery-powered smoke detector or an approved primary-power smoke detector. It shall be installed on each level of habitation and on the basement level; provided, however, that the head of the Fire Department shall allow the installation of an approved monitored battery-powered smoke detector or approved primary-power smoke detector which shall be installed in the following manner: An approved monitored battery-powered smoke detector or an approved primary-power smoke detector shall be installed on the ceiling of each stairway leading to the floor above, near the base of but not within each stairway, and an approved monitored battery-powered smoke detector or an approved primary-power smoke detector shall be installed outside of each separate sleeping area.
The head of the Fire Department shall enforce the provisions of this article.
[Adopted 4-29-1988 ATM, Art. 29]
Apartment houses containing six (6) or more dwelling units, hotels, boarding- or lodging houses or family hotels which are not regulated by MGL c. 148, §§ 26A and 26B, shall be equipped with an automatic smoke or heat detector in each dwelling unit and hallway floor.
The head of the Fire Department, as defined in MGL c. 148, § 1, shall enforce the provisions of this article.