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The DC Code: § 6-751.11 Smoke Detector and Fire Alarm Notice.

Index6 Housing and Building Restrictions and Regulations. (Refs & Annos)
(1) An owner of an apartment building shall post in conspicuous places in the common areas of the building and provide to each tenant or unit owner, by hand or first-class mail, a written notice that includes:
Instructions on the operation of the apartment building fire alarm;
Whether the apartment building fire alarm is separate from or connected to the smoke detectors in the individual dwelling units;
Whether the apartment building fire alarm is connected to the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department; and
A warning that in the event of a fire the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department must be contacted immediately by calling 911.
The notice required by paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be on a form developed by the Mayor and published by the Mayor in English and in the languages required under § 2-1933.
For the purposes of this section, the term:
"Apartment building" means a structure containing 4 or more dwelling units, including a condominium or cooperative but excluding a single-family residence.
"Condominium" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 42-2002(2).
"Cooperative" shall have the same meaning as provided for the term "cooperative housing association" in § 42-3501.03(7).

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 18-116, see notes following § 6-701.03a. Delegation of Authority Delegation of Authority under the Fire Alarm Notice and Tenant Fire Safety Emergency Amendment Act of 2009, see Mayor's Order 2009-101, June 12, 2009 (56 DCR 6844). DC CODE § 6-751.11 Current through December 11, 2012


(June 20, 1978, D.C. Law 2-81, § 9c, as added Mar. 11, 2010, D.C. Law 18- 116, § 3, 57 DCR 893.)