City of Binghamton, New York

How many smoke detectors are required in my apartment?

At least one WORKING detector is required in every sleeping area of each living unit, in each room for sleeping purposes, in each story within a dwelling unit, including basements and cellars.  In addition, a multi-story apartment building is required to have one WORKING detector at each landing level of staircases.  Further details available in the Code of Ordinances and the NY State Property Maintenance code.

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