There has been a change to the requirements for carbon monoxide detectors in rental dwelling units. After April 1, 2018 units must have carbon monoxide alarms installed within the dwelling on every level, including the basement.
If you have a two-story home with an unfinished basement, you must have three carbon monoxide detectors installed. More information can be found on the Baltimore county rental inspections website.
I urge all clients to read and understand the County Requirements prior to the inspection to prevent the need and expense of a re-inspection. To facilitate this type of inspection, all inspected items should be easily accessible at the time of the inspection.
The inspection includes the following items: