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Smoke Alarm Information Center


The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) provides information to citizens and agencies to increase the number of residences with working smoke alarms and provides guidance on Oregon smoke alarm laws.​
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Training for Realtors, Home Inspectors, and Property Management​

We encourage realtors, home inspectors, and property management companies to consider training for their personnel related to the requirements for smoke alarms when selling, inspecting, or renting one- and two-family or multifamily dwellings. For information regarding training, contact osfm.ce@state.or.us or 503-934-8228.
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Smoke Alarm Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

An individual or entity should not rely on these FAQs to determine compliance with the statutes or rules. The questions and answers presented here do not constitute legal advice.

Frequently Asked Smoke Alarm Questions

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Building Department Lookup
Use the building department lookup to locate your local building department. They can help verify what smoke alarms were required at the time of construction. 
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