Smoke Alarm Compliance

Smoke Alarm Compliance


Tenant responsibilities when it comes to Smoke Alarms

Only working smoke alarms save lives, which is why our smoke alarm compliance services are at the heart of our business. We’re passionate about keeping you and your family safe. 

From owner/occupiers to landlords, business owners to holiday accommodation – we offer servicing suitable to you.

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What are the laws surrounding Smoke Alarms?

Environmental Planning & Assessment Act (EPA)

  • Section 146A is 3 pages long. We have conducted a comprehensive review of the legislation to ensure our services meet the requirements

Smoke Alarm Compliance.

  • Building Code of Australia Volume Two 2013
  • Must comply with Australian Standard AS3786 which outlines the positioning & number of smoke alarms in a residence.

Fair Trading states in the Residential Tenancy Contract:

  • Section 19: outlines urgent repairs that are required to be addressed (Smoke Alarms are named as urgent repairs)
  • Under Section 38: The Landlord agrees to ensure that smoke alarms installed in the property are installed in line with Section 146A of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act
  • Sect. 39: The Landlord & tenant each agree to not remove or interfere with the operation of a smoke alarm installed on the premises unless they have a reasonable excuse to do so

Real Estate Institute of NSW – Smoke Alarms (May 2014)

  • NSW Fair Trading website including fact sheets titled: “Safety and Security – Information for Landlords” “Repairs & Maintenance” and “Smoke Alarms”
  • Schedule 1 to the Residential Tenancies Regulation 2010 (NSW)
Tenant responsibilities when it comes to Smoke Alarms