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OREGON SMOKE ALARM REQUIREMENTS
Sale/transfer of a dwelling unit, lodging house: Dwellings may not be sold/transferred without the required smoke alarms installed in accordance with the state building code in force at the time of construction and rules of the State Fire Marshal.
Minimum location requirements:
1) outside each sleeping area
2) in each sleeping room if required by state building code at the time of construction
3) on each level of a dwelling in a multilevel home
4) hard wired smoke alarms must be replaced with the same
OREGON CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR LAWS
ORS 105.838 Carbon monoxide alarm in dwelling.
(1) A person may not convey fee title to a one and two family dwelling or multifamily housing that contains a carbon monoxide source, or transfer possession under a land sale contract of a one and two family dwelling or multifamily housing that contains a carbon monoxide source, unless one or more properly functioning carbon monoxide alarms are installed in the dwelling or housing at locations that provide carbon monoxide detection for all sleeping areas of the dwelling or housing.
(2) A carbon monoxide alarm in a one and two family dwelling or multifamily housing described in subsection (1) of this section must be installed in conformance with applicable rules of the State Fire Marshal and in conformance with any applicable requirements of the state building code.