Texas Property Code - Section 92.253. Exemptions
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§ 92.253. EXEMPTIONS. (a) This subchapter does not apply
(1) a dwelling unit that is occupied by its owner, no
part of which is leased to a tenant;
(2) a dwelling unit in a building five or more stories
in height in which smoke detectors are required or regulated by
local ordinance; or
(3) a nursing or convalescent home licensed by the
Texas Department of Health and certified to meet the Life Safety
Code under federal law and regulations.
(b) Notwithstanding this subchapter, a person licensed by
the State Board of Insurance to install fire alarms or fire
detection devices under Article 5.43-2, Insurance Code, shall
comply with that article when installing smoke detectors.
Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3649, ch. 576, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984.
Last modified: August 11, 2007