Before buying a house or renting any dwelling unit, check with our department as to how many people are allowed to live in the house or unit.
Use working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check batteries twice a year when you change the clocks for daylight saving time.
Maintain heating, plumbing, and electrical systems.
It is generally not allowed to occupy a basement as sleeping quarters. Requirements for basement rooms such as ceiling height, light, ventilation and exits are strictly enforced. Check with the Community Development Department if you are considering such a use.