Preparing for the New Year: SB 721 Inspection Addition
2020 has brought some challenges in people’s lives. But the coming year 2021 will surely bring hope and endless opportunities for improvement. The best wat to start off on the right foot is by starting off early! it is important to note that buildings or apartments are subject for SB 721 Inspection under the building standards code of California.
The addition of the current Senate Bill No. 721 will require the inspection of exterior elevated elements and associated waterproofing elements for decks and balconies, also meaning that the SB 721 Inspection will require the landlord to enter the dwelling to make necessary repairs and to comply with the requirements stated in the Senate Bill.
As a landlord, you are required to abide by this bill to determine any condition that will pose immediate hazard to the health and safety of the occupants.
For load-bearing components in buildings or apartments, the SB 721 Inspection will also require the landlord to ensure that these are in generally safe condition, adequate working order, and free from any hazard.
Tenants are also required to report any hazardous condition in their rental property to get proper attention from licensed architects, civil or structural engineers, or building contractors at the soonest possible time.
To learn more about the SB 721 Inspection, click here and get redirected to our health and safety code section
Deck Inspectors for Southern California is happy to offer our services in Los Angeles, Orange County as well as San Diego and all Southern California surrounding areas like: Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Santa Monica, Anaheim, Temecula, Vista, Escondido, Carlsbad, and El Cajon