• The Home is required to have no exposed electrical wiring within the living space.  This includes missing cover plates or open splices of wires. 
  • Smoke detectors are required to be hardwired with battery backup.  
  • Smoke detectors are required to be interconnected, meaning when one alarm sounds, all of the other other units within the home will also sound.  
  • ​Smoke detectors are required in spaces outside sleeping areas and in basements with all homes that have a basement. 

Baltimore County Rental Inspections

inSpec  Property Services will conduct your Baltimore County Rental Inspection and provide you with the  documentation you need to get your rental property on the market fast. Call today to set up your appointment!

If you own a building in Baltimore County that contains six dwelling units or fewer that you intend to rent, each rental unit must be registered or approved for exemption by Baltimore County before tenants move in. 

  • The inspector is required to look for and report any health or safety concerns within the home. 
  • Carefully check the home for any obvious hazards, including trip and fall , fire, electrical, sharp objects, environmental hazards, etc. prior to booking your inspection.  

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  • All homes are required to have a working Carbon Monoxide Detector present outside of all sleeping areas. 

The following items are required to meet the minimum standards of rental properties in Baltimore County MD.  It is the property owners responsibility to make all necessary repairs based on the inspection findings prior to the report form being released.  Please be sure to carefully follow the checklist below to insure your property passes inspection on the first try!

inSpec  Property Services LLC.

Ellicott City MD 21043


Preparing for Your Baltimore County Rental Inspection

  • All interior and exterior staircases with more than three risers require a handrail 

Baltimore County Landlords! Combine your County rental inspection with your lead paint inspection and save $50.00



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  • Home Inspections
  • Radon Testing
  • Lead Paint Inspections
  • Mold Testing
  • Baltimore County Rental Inspections
  • Hot and cold running water is required at all sinks, bathtubs and showers.
  • Toilets are required to flush properly.
  • No plumbing leaks should be found at any fixture. 
  • Any home with a bedroom / sleeping areas in the basement are required to have a window or door suitable for use as an exit in the event of an emergency. 


Home Inspections - Radon Testing - Mold Testing - Baltimore County Rental Inspections - Lead Paint Inspections 

  • The heating system is required to work properly when inspected.
  • No safety issues should be present.
  • Heat pump systems will be tested in cooling mode and emergency heat mode in the warm weather months.
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