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Existing housing should have a smoke detector on every floor.
For new buildings the requirement to have a smoke detector installed on each floor where people live, is already in place. This requirement will also apply to existing homes.
- manufacturers of smoke detectors
- sellers of smoke detectors
- fire safety experts
- entrepreneurs in construction
- owners of buildings
It is expected this change in the Building Decree 2012 will come into force on 1 July 2022
Please note: The effective date of this measure is not yet final. Entry into force is subject to its passing through the upper and lower houses of parliament or proclamation of the Order in Council (Algemene Maatregel van Bestuur, AMvB) or ministerial decree and publication in the Staatsblad or Staatscourant(in Dutch).