S.D. Admin. R. 61:15:01:14 - Smoke detectors required

Each sleeping room of a lodging establishment, as defined in subdivision (7) of SDCL 34-18-1, shall contain smoke detectors installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. In new construction, smoke detectors shall receive their primary power from the building wiring and shall be equipped with a battery backup. The detector shall emit a signal when the batteries are low. Wiring shall be permanent and without a disconnecting switch other than those required for overcurrent protection. Smoke detectors may be solely battery-operated when installed in existing lodging establishments.


S.D. Admin. R. 61:15:01:14
18 SDR 107, effective January 1, 1992; 23 SDR 32, effective September 11, 1996.

General Authority: SDCL 34-29B-2.

Law Implemented: SDCL 34-29B-2.

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