[NY] 503.15 Carbon Monoxide Detection and Notification
Where a Level 2 or Level 3 alteration is made to an existing building, the work area shall be provided with carbon monoxide detection and notification appliances that comply with the requirements for new construction in accordance with Section 915 of the Fire Code of New York State.
When a new fuel-burning appliance is added to, installed in, or attached to an existing building, or when an existing fuel-burning appliance is relocated to a different room in an existing building, the building shall be provided with additional carbon monoxide detection and notification appliances to accommodate the new or relocated fuel-burning appliance. The selection, design, and location of the additional carbon monoxide detection and notification appliances shall be in accordance with Section 915 of the Fire Code of New York State.
Exception: Where carbon monoxide alarms are powered by a 10-year battery, interconnection shall not be required in the following:
- Work areas where an alteration does not result in the removal or exposure of interior wall or ceiling finishes that reveal the structure, unless there is an attic, crawl space, basement, or similar space available that could provide access for power and interconnection without the removal of such interior finishes.
- Existing portions of a building that are provided with additional carbon monoxide detection and notification as required by Section 503.15.1, unless otherwise required by the Uniform Code.
- Buildings without commercial power.