BALTIMORE COUNTY RENTAL INSPECTION FOR BALTIMORE LANDLORDS

If you are a rental property owner/landlord in Baltimore County, on January 1, 2009 the law required rental units to be registered and inspected by a licensed home inspector. This inspection is required every 3 years.

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Property Inspection Pros can conduct Baltimore County rental inspections, a requirement for Property managers to obtain and renew a Baltimore County rental license.

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Baltimore County Rental Inspection Services

Baltimore County requires the following:

  • A) Hardwired & battery backed interconnected smoke detectors present and operational.
    Wireless remote interconnection is acceptable as long as the smoke detectors are hardwired
    and approved by a recognized testing lab such as UL and be listed and approved for sale,
    installation and use in Maryland by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
  • Single Family Home
    1. A hardwired smoke detector with a battery backup must be located in the corridor or hallway
    outside of sleeping areas.
    2. If the home has a basement, a hardwired smoke detector with a battery backup must also be
    located in the basement, and must be interconnected to the smoke detectors outside of the
    sleeping areas.
  • Homes with 2 or 3 Apartments
    1. A hardwired smoke detector with a battery backup must be located in the corridor or hallway
    outside of sleeping areas.
    2. If the home has a basement, a hardwired smoke detector with a battery backup must also be
    located in the basement, but only has to be interconnected to the smoke detector on the first
    floor.
  • Homes with 4-6 Apartments
    1. A hardwired smoke detector with a battery backup must be located in the corridor or hallway
    outside of sleeping areas in each unit.
    2. No smoke detector is required in the basement for homes with 4-6 apartments.
  • Smoke detectors must be UL Approved
    B) Electrical wires are not visible in living areas.
    C) There is hot and cold running water in kitchen and each bathroom with no leaks below sink
    area and all toilets flush.
    D) There are no sleeping areas in the basement or if there is a sleeping area in the basement,
    there is a secondary means of escape as follows: basement window with minimum 5.5 ft
    opening with sill height 44 inches or less from floor OR basement door with thumb turn dead
    bolt.
    E) The furnace is either operational or because of outside temperatures it is unable to be tested.
    F) Railing is present for interior and exterior steps with more than 3 risers.
    G) Are there any other readily observable problems that in the inspector’s opinion represent an
    immediate threat to the health or safety of occupant? If “yes” please describe below:

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