California New Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

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Real Estate Agent with Sims & Company

 

CO

 

 


As of July 1, a new California state law requires homeowners to install carbon monoxide detectors. The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act, Senate Bill 183, mandates that all single-family homes with attached garages, gas appliances, or fireplaces (by July 1, 2011) and multifamily or rental units (by January 2013) have the devices installed. Expect to see California appraisers call for this item as they do for hot water straps, smoke detectors, and other jurisdictional requirements.  Help reduce re-inspection fees by having Borrowers and Sellers install this item prior to an appraisal inspection.


California
Cal. Health & Safety Code § 13260 to 13263 – Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010

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Requires State Fire Marshal to developed approved carbon monoxide device list. Prohibits marketing, distribution or sale of devices not on the approved list.

 


Cal. Health & Safety Code § 17926 to 17926.2 – Regulation of Buildings Used for Human Habitation

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Requires installation of approved carbon monoxide detectors in single-family dwellings by July 1, 2011, and for all other dwellings by 2013 if those dwellings contain a fossil fuel burning heater or appliance, fireplace, or an attached garage. Applies to rental property. Provides $100 penalty upon sale or transfer of noncompliant dwellings.

 

 

If I can provide more information about real estate in Cayucos, Cambria, Morro Bay, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, and surrounding areas, the housing market, or assist you, friends or family in a home search or sale, please phone or text me at (805) 234-4315 or email me at Sherry@SherrySim.com or visit www.SherrySim.com and www.ShortSalesAndREOs.com.

Serving Cayucos, Cambria, Morro Bay, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, Shell Beach, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero & rest of San Luis Obispo County.

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Sherry:

Great information for your buyers. Hope you have a great week.

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Here in Oregon these detectors became a requirement with every home sold in April.

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Sherry,

Every area has geographic specific issues.

We have sinkholes, Flood insurance and Chinese drywall.

Thanks for sharing the information.

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