Rental Housing Maintenance & Inspection

About the Program

The Fire Marshal administers the city's Rental Housing Maintenance / Inspection and Licensing Program. All rental housing units need to comply with minimum standards of maintenance. The fire marshal makes periodic inspections of rental property to assure this compliance.

Program Responsibilities

  • To monitor the use, location, and the amount of space for human occupancy
  • To oversee adequate level of maintenance
  • To preserve the value of land and buildings throughout the city
  • To prevent housing conditions that adversely affect the lives of renters including their physical, mental, and social well-being
  • To protect, preserve, and promote the public health, safety, and general welfare
  • To provide for the administration and enforcement thereof
  • To provide minimum standards for basic equipment and facilities for light, ventilation, and thermal conditions
  • To provide safety from fire

Additional Information

For information on Rental Housing Maintenance / Inspection and Licensing Program or to find the minimum standards of maintenance, call the Rental Housing Licensing at 952-448-9200.