Wakefield Fire Department

Smoke detector and Carbon Monoxide detector installation and inspection requirements

As per Massaschusetts General Laws Chapter 148, Section 26F and 26F 1/2

Effective December 1, 2016

Homes built before January 1, 1975 that have not been substantially altered must be protected with at least battery-operated detectors. Homes built or substantially altered after January 1, 1975 must follow the provisions of the state building code in effect when they were built or substantially altered.

Inspections in homes built after January 1, 1975 or in homes built before that date that have been substantially altered.

All homes


1 Family
2 Family
3 to 5 Family
6 or more Family