Annual Smoke Alarm Information Notice (Building Owners)
Required by all owners of buildings intended for human occupancy with one or more rented or leased units.
Building owners shall provide all tenants with the Annual Smoke Alarm Information Notice and each year thereafter by January 31st.
The Smoke Alarm Information Notice is prepared and provided by the San Francisco Fire Department and includes the following requirements:
- Importance of maintaining smoke alarms
- Statement affirming the landlord’s obligation to provide operable smoke alarms in dwelling units
- Statement affirming the landlord’s obligation to promptly repair or replace inoperable smoke alarms upon tenants’ request
Owner shall provide, as a separate appendix, a list of tenants’ rights organizations that provide counseling on issues related to fires. The list is prepared by the San Francisco Rent Board and provided by the San Francisco Fire Department.
The Annual Smoke Alarm Information Notice shall also be posted in a common area on each floor in all Apartment Houses.
Compliance Date = January 31, 2017 and every year thereafter