GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of the North Carolina State Building Code or any law to the contrary, and after a public hearing by the town governing board, a town may provide, by ordinance, that the owners of existing rental residential dwelling units that are:
(1) a structure with one or two dwelling units that is not owner occupied; or
(2) a structure with three or more dwelling units whose units are not required to have smoke detectors under the State Building Code;
shall install battery operated smoke detectors in such units within 90 days after the effective date of such ordinance.
Sec. 2. This act shall apply only to the Towns of Boone and Blowing Rock.
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 21st day of May, 1987.