Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

The Stickney Municipal Code requires a smoke detector in all buildings of residential or mixed occupancy having any residential units. 

Not less than one smoke detector shall be installed in each single-family residential unit and multiple dwelling units as defined in the comprehensive zoning ordinance of the village.  A detector should be installed on the ceiling and at least six (6) inches from any wall or on a wall located from six (6) to twelve (12) inches from the ceiling and within fifteen (15) feet of all rooms used for sleeping and with not less than one detector per living level.

 

All multiple dwelling (apartments) and buildings of mixed occupancy having any residential units shall contain not less than one smoke detector at the uppermost ceiling of all interior stairwells.  All smoke detectors shall be installed on the ceiling at least six (6) inches from the wall or on the wall located from six (6) to twelve (12) inches from the ceiling.

It is against the law for any person to remove batteries from any smoke detector or in any way make inoperable any smoke detector or fire detector, except for the building owner, manager or agent in the normal procedure of replacing batteries.

All dwellings must have a carbon monoxide detector placed no more than fifteen (15) feet from any room used for sleeping.  It is the responsibility of the owner to supply and install the carbon monoxide detector.  It is the responsibility of the tenant to test and provide general maintenance of the carbon monoxide detector.

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