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Residential Property

The Property Maintenance Division of the Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department is responsible for conducting Residential Inspections in the City of Detroit. The Inspection types are as follows:

    Annual periodic rental inspections
        1 & 2 family dwellings
        Hotels, Motels, Apartments, Rented Condos, Cooperatives, & Adult Foster Care
        Shelters & Rooming Houses

    Complaint inspections
    Annual and Complaint re-inspections for compliance
    Emergency Re-inspections (Life/Safety conditions)
    Vacant Building Maintenance Inspections
    Area survey sweep inspections of suspected rental property
    Elevated Blood-Lead Level investigations
        Health Department will notify BSE&ED of Lead Poisoned Children cases. BSE&ED will investigate the property.