ORS 479.285¹
Owner to maintain and test certain smoke alarms and smoke detectors

Where the smoke alarm or smoke detector is located in a common area of a lodging house, the owner or the owner’s authorized agent shall be responsible for maintenance of the required smoke alarm or smoke detector and for performing such tests as are recommended by the manufacturer and is not required to provide notice of instructions under ORS 479.270 (Owner of rental dwelling unit to supply, install and maintain smoke alarm or smoke detector). Testing intervals shall not exceed six months. [1979 c.642 §8; 1993 c.369 §21; 1999 c.307 §9]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 479—Protection of Buildings From Fire; Electrical Safety Law, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors479.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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