2017 ORS 479.255¹
Smoke alarm or smoke detector required in certain structures
  • alarms and devices for persons who are hard of hearing

(1) Every dwelling unit regulated under ORS chapter 90, every lodging house and every hotel guest room shall contain an approved and properly functioning smoke alarm or smoke detector, installed in accordance with the state building code and rules of the State Fire Marshal.

(2) A hotel shall provide no fewer than one smoke alarm for persons who are hard of hearing and one door knock device for each 75, or fraction thereof, rooms of the hotel that are regularly used for sleeping.

(3) If a person renting a room in a hotel requests a room with a smoke detector or a smoke alarm for persons who are hard of hearing and a door knock device, the landlord shall:

(a) Install a portable smoke alarm for persons who are hard of hearing and a door knock device; or

(b) Provide the person with a room in which a smoke detector or smoke alarm for persons who are hard of hearing and a door knock device have been permanently installed.

(4) The landlord may require a guest to pay a refundable deposit if the landlord provides the smoke alarm for persons who are hard of hearing under subsection (3)(a) of this section.

(5) A hotel shall provide a printed notice of the requirements of subsection (3) of this section, posted conspicuously at the place of registration or in each guest room. [1979 c.642 §2; 1989 c.247 §2; 1999 c.307 §2; 2007 c.70 §273]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 479—Protection of Buildings From Fire; Electrical Safety Law, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors479.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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