Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 661- 211 – Carbon Monoxide Alarms

February 21, 2018

Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 661- 211; Carbon Monoxide Alarms, was adopted on February 7, 2018, by the Iowa Fire Marshal’s Office.

This legislation requires the State Fire Marshal to follow and enforce the guidelines and require the installation of carbon monoxide alarms in the following structures that have a fuel-fired heater or appliance, a fireplace, or an attached garage:

  • Existing single-family dwellings, existing single-family rental units, and multiple-unit residential buildings.
  • Single-family dwellings and single-family rental units and multiple-unit residential buildings (for which construction is authorized (or is started) on or after July 1, 2018.

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