This chapter does not apply to bed and breakfast homes as defined in section 137F.1. However, a bed and breakfast home shall have a smoke detector in proper working order in each sleeping room and a fire extinguisher in proper working order on each floor. A bed and breakfast home which does not receive its drinking water from a public water supply shall have its drinking water tested at least annually by the state hygienic laboratory or the local board of health. A violation of this section is punishable as provided in section 137C.28.
A bed and breakfast inn is subject to regulation, licensing, and inspection under this chapter, but separate toilet and lavatory facilities shall not be required for each guest room.
86 Acts, ch 1041, § 3
C87, § 170B.20
87 Acts, ch 202, § 3
CS87, § 170B.21
88 Acts, ch 1060, § 1; 90 Acts, ch 1204, § 66
C91, § 137C.35
98 Acts, ch 1162, §4, 30
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