Minimum Property Standards

Purpose


The purpose of minimum standards ordinances is to provide a minimum level of safety and sanitation for both the general public and the occupants of a structure, and to maintain a building's structural, and weather resistance performance.

Goals


The goals of minimum standards ordinances are to promote an atmosphere to meet fundamental physiological and psychological needs, protect against accidents and overcrowding, and promote health and sanitation.

  1. Climate Control

    Details minimum requirements for heating and air conditioning systems.

  2. Electrical & Lighting

    Details minimum requirements for electrical and natural lighting.

  3. Exterior Property

    Details minimum requirements for pools, drainage, and other outside areas.

  4. Exterior Structure

    Details minimum requirements for exterior walls, roofs, doors and other exterior structural elements.

  5. Fire Protection

    Details minimum requirements for fire protection system maintenance.

  6. Interior Structure

    Details minimum requirements for all interior structural elements and finishes.

  7. Mechanical & Appliances

    Details minimum requirements for mechanical equipment and appliances.

  8. Plumbing, Bathrooms & Toilet Rooms

    Details minimum requirements for water and sewer systems, and bathrooms.