New Regulation for Smoke Detectors in Rental and Resale Units
SMOKE DETECTOR INSPECTIONS FOR RENTAL OR RESALE INSPECTIONS
NEW JERSEY STATE FIRE CODE UPDATE: 5:70-4.19(a)
In one- and two-family or attached single family dwellings subject to the requirements of N.J.A.C. 5:70-2.3, (inspection for rental or resale) smoke alarms shall be installed with a ten-year sealed battery-powered single station smoke alarm.
This does not apply to new construction.
Interconnected smoke detectors will be checked for manufacturer’s specifications to indicate the life of the smoke or carbon monoxide detectors. This includes hard-wired smoke detectors also.