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CARBON MONOXIDE ALARM – MINNESOTA STATUTES 299F.50
Effective January 1, 2007 all newly constructed single family homes and multi-family dwelling units for which building permits were issued on or after January 1st 2007 shall be provided with approved carbon monoxide alarms. Effective August 1, 2008, all existing single family homes shall be equipped with approved carbon monoxide alarms and effective August 1, 2009 all other multi-family or apartment dwelling units shall be provided with approved carbon monoxide alarms.
General Location Requirements:
Every single family dwelling and every multifamily dwelling unit shall be provided with a minimum of one approved and fully operational carbon monoxide alarm installed within ten feet of each room, used for sleeping. If bedrooms are located on separate floors additional carbon monoxide alarms will be required.
Owner Responsibilities in Multifamily Dwellings:
It shall be the owner’s responsibility of a multifamily dwelling that is required to be equipped with carbon monoxide alarms to:
Battery Removal and Tampering Prohibited:
No person shall remove batteries from, or in any way render inoperable, a required carbon monoxide alarm.
Exceptions for Certain Multifamily Dwellings and State-Operated Facilities.