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Archive of: Carbon Monoxide Detectors

New Carbon Monoxide Detector Notice Forms Available at Wisconsin Legal Blank

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Carbon Monoxide Detectors / Comments

As I mentioned in my previous post, as of February 1, 2011 a new Wisconsin law requiring owners of single family and two-family properties throughout Wisconsin (including owner-occupied properties) went into effect.In light of this new law, I have drafted a new Carbon Monoxide Detector Notice form that landlords can give to their tenant's that explains the new law and provides both the tenant and the landlord with notice as ...

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Carbon Monoxide Detector Law for Single Family Homes and Duplexes To Take Effect Feb. 1st

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Carbon Monoxide Detectors / Comments

The new state law requiring that carbon monoxide detectors be installed in all single family homes and duplexes takes effect on February 1, 2011. The law requires that a functional CO2 detector be installed in the basement and on each floor (except the attic, garage or storage area) of each property.  This law can be found at sec. 101.647 of the Wisconsin Statutes.   The only exception to this would be if the building has all-electric heat ...

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Landlords Will Be Required To Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Single Family and Duplex Rentals

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Legislation, Carbon Monoxide Detectors / Comments

A new bill was recently passed by the Wisconsin Senate that will require landlords that rent out single-family homes and duplexes to install carbon monoxide detectors on all floors of these dwellings by Febraury 1, 2011.Senate Bill 415 was passed 69-27 via voice vote after the Assembly previously passed the bill by a 2/3's margin.  You can read the entire history of the bill here.  It is anticipated ...

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