Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector Regulations

Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 148 section 26F mandates that upon the sale or transfer of certain homes, the seller must install approved smoke detectors.

Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 148 section 26F(1/2) and 527 CMR 31 mandates that upon the sale or transfer of any residence, the local fire department must inspect the residence for carbon monoxide compliance.

After a successful inspection for Smoke and CO (Carbon Monoxide) Detector compliance, and compliance with the Town of Holbrook house number by-law the Fire Department will issue a Certificate of Compliance. Since March 31, 2006, carbon monoxide alarms have been required in all residences that have either: fossil fuel burning equipment or an attached enclosed garage. This law applies to all such residences whether or not they are being sold or transferred.

The town of Holbrook House Numbering By-Law requires the Street Number of the property be permanently mounted on the front of the home and must be a minimum of 3 inches in height and of a contrasting color to the home.

 

To schedule a Smoke Detector and CO Inspection call 781-767-2234