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Preventative Maintenance Check List


The exterior structure shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and sanitary so as not to pose a threat to the public health, safety, or welfare.

Protective Treatment

All exterior surfaces shall be maintained in good condition and protected from the elements and decay by painting or other protective covering or treatment.

Premises Identification.

To have placed address numbers on the buildings that are plainly legible from the street These numbers shall be contrasting with background and a minimum of 4 inches in height

Structural Members. Shall be maintained free from deterioration and capable of safely supporting the imposed loads.

Foundation Walls. Shall be maintained plumb and free from open cracks/openings for rodents and pests

Exterior Walls. Shall be free from holes, breaks, and loose or rotting materials, maintained weatherproofed and proper surface coated to prevent deterioration.

Roofs and Drainage. Shall not have defects that admit rain with drainage to prevent dampness deterioration with drains, gutters, & downspouts maintained and not discharged in a manner to create a nuisance.

Decorative Features. Shall be maintained in good repair with proper anchorage and in a safe condition.

Overhang Extensions. Shall be maintained in goad repair with proper anchorage and in a safe condition with periodic application of weather coating materials.

Stairways, Decks, Porches and Balconies. Shall be maintained structurally sound, in good repair, with proper anchorage and capable of supporting imposed loads.

Chimneys and Towers. Shall be maintained structurally safe and sound and in good repair with exposed surfaces protected from the elements and against decay or rust.

Handrails and Guards Shall be firmly fastened and capable of supporting normally imposed loads and maintained

Windows, Skylights and Door Frames. Shall be kept in sound condition, good repair and weather tight with glazing free from cracks and holes, easily openable, and capable of being held in position by window hardware.

Insect Screens. From April let to October 3 let, outside openings required for ventilation shall be supplied with tightly fitting screens of not less than 16 mesh per inch and every swinging door shall have a self dosing device in good working condition.

Doors. Shall be maintained in good condition with locks at unit's entrances being tightly secured.

Basement Hatchways.

Shall be maintained to prevent the entrance of rodents. rain, and surface drainage water.

Guards for Easement Windows.

Every basement window that is openable shall be supplied with protection against the entry of rodents.

Building Security.

Doors, windows, or hatchways for units shall be provided with devices designed to provide security for the occupants and property within.


Doors providing access to units shall be equipped with a deadbolt lock that is operated only by the turning of a knob and shall have a lock throw of not less than one inch (a sliding bolt shall not be acceptable) and the lock shall be operable without the use of a key, tool, special knowledge or effort.


unit's operable windows located in whole or part within six feet of ground level shall be equipped with sash locking devices.

Basement Hatchways.

If the hatchway provides access to a unit; then it shall be equipped with devices that secure the units from unauthorized entry.

Interior Structure,

Shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and in a clean / sanitary condition. Occupants shall keep that part of the structure which they occupy in a clean and sanitary condition. The owner of multi­family units shall maintain the shared or public areas of the structure and exterior in a clean and sanitary condition.

Structure Members.

Shall be maintained structurally sound, and capable of supporting the imposed loads.

Interior Surfaces.

Shall be maintained in good, clean / sanitary condition being free of defective surface conditions.

Stairs and Walking Surfaces.

Shall be maintained in sound condition and good repair.

Handrails and Guards.

Shall be firmly fastened and capable of supporting normally imposed loads and maintained.

Interior Doors.

Shall be fit reasonably well and capable of being opened and closed properly and securely.


Every exterior and interior flight of stairs having more than 4 risers shall have a handrail on one side of the stair and every open portion of a stair, landing, balcony, porch. deck ramp or other walking surface which is more than 30 inches above the floor or grade below shall have guards. Handrails shall not be less than 30 inches high or more than 42 inches high measured vertically above the nosing of the tread or above the finished floor of the landing or walking surface. Guards shall not be less than 30 inches high above the floor of the landing, balcony, porch, deck, or ramp or other walking surface.

Rubbish Removal, Accumulation.

There shall be no accumulation of rubbish or garbage.

Disposal of Rubbish.

Every occupant shall use approved covered containers so as to dispose in a clean and sanitary manner.

Disposal of Garbage.

Every occupant shall dispose of garbage in a clean and sanitary manner in covered / leak proof containers.

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