Mandatory inspections of all residential rental units in the city of Stockton must comply with Stockton Municipal Code 8.32 - Residential Rental Unit Inspection and Maintenance.
This Ordinance provides:
The program helps create a healthy, safe, and crime-free environment to preserve the quality of life in residential rental units within the City. All residential units within the City are inspected at least once every five years by City of Stockton Neighborhood Services Section.
Inspections are conducted in all areas associated with the rental property including but not limited to:
If your home is no longer a rental or you qualify for one of the exemptions:
The map shows inspection areas by program years.
Larger print version: Residential Rental Inspection Map
The Rental Inspection Ordinance allows for a self-certification of qualified properties. Property owner or designated management inspects the property and certifies under penalty of perjury the property meets the minimum code requirements listed on the Residential Rental Inspection Program Self-Certification Affidavit.
The self-certification helps reduce fees and fewer on-site inspections by City inspectors. Property owners who do not wish to participate in the Self-Certification Program will receive a Notice of Intent to Inspect at least 21 days prior to the inspection date.
When code violations are identified at the initial inspection, property owners are given adequate time to correct the issues depending on the nature and number of violations.
If you have received a rental mailing or notification of a rental inspection and your home is not a rental, please submit the Homeowner's Declaration Form.
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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 6/29/2018