Title 10 Chapter 8 Section 53.5

Utah Municipal Code
Powers and Duties of Municipalities
Section 53.5
Regulation of carbon monoxide detectors -- Enforcement against occupant only.

            

10-8-53.5.   Regulation of carbon monoxide detectors -- Enforcement against occupant only.

            (1) Subject to Subsection (2), a municipality may not enforce an ordinance, rule, or regulation requiring the installation or maintenance of a carbon monoxide detector in a residential dwelling against anyone other than the occupant of the dwelling.

            (2) Subsection (1) may not be construed to affect:

            (a) a building permit applicant's obligation to comply with a building code that requires the installation of a carbon monoxide detector as part of new construction; or

            (b) a municipality's ability to require a building permit applicant to comply with a building code that requires the installation of a carbon monoxide detector as part of new construction.


Enacted by Chapter 304, 2009 General Session