Rental Property Inspection Checklist

The Rental Property Inspection Checklist (PDF) contains the items that the inspectors are looking at while conducting the inspection.  The main categories are: 

  • Fire Department Information and Access
  • Utilities, Housekeeping, Storage of Flammable and Combustible Materials
  • Electrical Equipment and Wiring
  • Exit Features
  • Fire Alarm and Smoke or Heat Detectors
  • Fire Extinguishing Equipment and Systems
  • Fire Separations and Fire Door Maintenance
  • Interior and Exterior Areas

Common Violations

The inspectors require working smoke detectors installed in all bedrooms and a working carbon monoxide detector installed within 10 feet of the sleeping areas.  This is a very common violation - please make sure this is taken care of prior to the inspection.