Village of Farmingdale, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Farmingdale 4-7-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alarm systems — See Ch. 213.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 259.

§ 214-1 Carbon monoxide detectors required.

A. 
Residential dwellings. Carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed and maintained in all residential dwelling units in accordance with New York Executive Law § 378.
B. 
Commercial establishments. Carbon monoxide detectors for all nonresidential establishments shall be compliant with the requirements of this subsection.
(1) 
Carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed and maintained in all nonresidential establishments or units in those amounts and in those locations necessary to adequately protect the health, safety and welfare of the public.
(2) 
No certificate of occupancy may be issued unless the requirements of this section have been met.
(3) 
In all structures and buildings constructed after the effective date of this subsection, carbon monoxide detectors shall be hard-wired, with battery backup. For buildings or structures constructed prior to the effective date of this section, carbon monoxide detectors shall be hard-wired upon the repair, alteration, renovation or construction of such building or structure when the cost of such repairs, alterations, renovations or construction exceeds 50% of the building's or structure's value.
(4) 
An application by a nonresidential establishment to modify the number, or location, of carbon monoxide detectors shall be made to the Board of Trustees which may, by resolution, modify the requirements set forth in this Subsection B.
C. 
The performance, installation, operation, inspection, testing and maintenance of carbon monoxide detectors shall comply with NFPA 720.
D. 
The failure of an owner, tenant, occupant or resident of such dwelling unit or nonresidential establishment to comply with the requirements of this section shall be deemed a violation of this section and shall subject such owner, tenant, occupant or resident, for conviction of a first offense, to a fine not exceeding $500 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both; for conviction of a second offense, both of which were committed within a period of five years, a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both; for a conviction of a third or subsequent offense which was committed within five years of any prior offense, a fine not exceeding $2,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both. Each day's violation of this section shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation and chargeable as such.