Consultation outcome

Domestic smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Applies to England

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This document sets out the government response to the consultation and describes what will happen next.

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on proposals to extend the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks views on:

a. Amending the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 to require social landlords to ensure at least one smoke alarm is installed on each storey of the premises on which there is a room used wholly or partly as living accommodation.

b. Amending the statutory guidance (Approved Document J) supporting Part J of the Building Regulations to require that carbon monoxide alarms are fitted alongside the installation of fixed combustion appliances of any fuel type (excluding gas cookers).

c. Amending the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 to require private and social landlords to install a carbon monoxide alarm in any room used as living accommodation where a fixed combustion appliance is used (excluding gas cookers).

Documents

Published 17 November 2020
Last updated 23 November 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added the government's response.

  2. Amended broken link to the online survey.

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