Certificate of Occupancy

Applications and payment can only be submitted by the property owner or property manager. A local property manager is required if the property owner lives outside the metropolitan area.

Failed Inspection Issues

The following are the most common issues that may result in a failed inspection:

  • Broken windows
  • Exposed bare electrical wiring, including wall receptacle cover plates
  • Missing or disconnected grounding rod
  • Missing or inoperable smoke detectors/carbon monoxide detectors
  • Missing pop-off valve on the water heater
  • Missing stairway handrail
  • Open panel slots on the breaker box

Additional Information

No tenants or occupants are permitted to occupy the property until a Residential Regular Certificate of Occupancy has been obtained.

Residential Regular Free transfers: From the date a regular inspection passes you will have 45 days to resubmit all documents including the lease and driver license of all occupants/tenants.

Temporary Certificates of Occupancy: From the date a temporary inspection passes you will have power for 45 days to make repairs at which point the power will be turned off.