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.
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
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.