What are the Rental Permit requirements?
The permit requirements for rental units include:
  • Smoke detectors must be placed in each bedroom, each hallway leading to a bedroom and at least one on each level of the house

  • Hardwired carbon dioxide detectors must be on each level of the building

  • Railings for all outside stoops in excess of 18" high

  • Handrails for stairwells

  • Fire-rated sheet rock for boiler areas

  • Improved driveways

  • No unregistered motor vehicles are allowed on the property

  • Property must be in good and well maintained condition

  • Storm windows

  • No basement bedrooms

  • Electric outlets cannot be exposed

  • Tiles and grouting in bathrooms must be in good condition

  • All units must have proper heat and hot water

  • All Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy must be in place and up to date

  • House or building address number must be visible

For more detailed information on these requirements, please call the Rental Division at (631) 957- 4434.

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