CSHB 202(CRA): "An Act relating to municipal building code requirements for fire sprinkler systems in certain residential buildings."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 202(CRA) 01 "An Act relating to municipal building code requirements for fire sprinkler systems in 02 certain residential buildings." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 29.10.200 is amended by adding a new paragraph to read: 05 (62) AS 29.35.144 (sprinkler fire protection systems). 06 * Sec. 2. AS 29.35 is amended by adding a new section to read: 07 Sec. 29.35.144. Sprinkler systems in certain residential buildings. (a) 08 Except as provided by (b) of this section, a municipality may not require a sprinkler 09 fire protection system to be included in the construction of all new single-family 10 residential buildings or in the construction of all new residential buildings with not 11 more than two dwelling units. 12 (b) A municipality may, by ordinance, require a sprinkler fire protection 13 system to be included in the construction of all new single-family residential 14 buildings, in the construction of all new residential buildings with not more than two
01 dwelling units, or in both types of buildings. Before adopting an ordinance to 02 implement this subsection, or before amending an ordinance to extend its coverage to 03 residential buildings described in this subsection, in addition to complying with the 04 other requirements relating to the adoption of an ordinance, the governing body shall 05 (1) notwithstanding the publication requirement in AS 29.25.020(b)(3) 06 or a comparable notice publication requirement of a home rule municipality, at least 07 30 days before the first scheduled public hearing for the ordinance, publish 08 (A) a summary of the ordinance or ordinance amendment; and 09 (B) a notice of the time and place of each scheduled public 10 hearing on the proposed ordinance or amendment; and 11 (2) notwithstanding the public hearing schedule requirement of 12 AS 29.25.020(b)(6) or comparable public hearing scheduling requirement of a home 13 rule municipality, schedule at least three public hearings on the proposed ordinance or 14 ordinance amendment to be held within a period of not less than 60 days and not more 15 than 180 days. 16 (c) This section applies to home rule and general law municipalities.