Q: When do I need a home inspection?
A: Each time there is a change of occupancy or a sale
Q: I own a multi-family dwelling ( 3 or more units ), do I need inspections?
A: We do not inspect multi-family dwellings. You have to register with the State of NJ and have a valid inspection certificate issued by the State in order to sell the property.
Q: My two family house is a rental property, do I need inspections?
A: Yes, rental properties need inspections each time there is a change of occupancy. You also need to register with the Borough Clerk as a landlord.
Q: When do I need to replace my smoke detectors?
A: Smoke detectors need to be replaced after 10 years or according to manufacturer’s recommendation.
Q: When do I need to replace my carbon monoxide detectors?
A: Carbon monoxide detectors need to be replaced after 5 years or according to manufacturer’s recommendation.
Q: What size fire extinguisher is needed to pass the inspection?
A: The fire extinguisher needs to be 2A:10BC rated.