San Pedro Retrofit (Realtor Code Compliance) Requirements When Selling

When selling a home in the city of Los Angeles, San Pedro area, the following items should be checked by a independent third party retrofitter for full compliance. This ensures all parties, including sellers, agents and their brokers, will be covered in case of problems after the close of escrow.

San Pedro in located in the city of Los Angeles (most areas). Homes in the San Pedro area require working smoke detectors in each bedroom, bedroom hallway, and on each floor. Smoke detectors can be either battery type or hard wired type in a detached home. In an attached home, the smoke detectors need to be hard wired. Seismic EQ valve on gas meter is required. Carbon monoxide detector on each level at least, and can be either battery type, hard wired type or plug in type. Hot Water heater tank must be double strapped. Tankless water heaters do not need to be strapped. Low flow toilets (1.6GBF or less) and low flow showerheads (2.5GBM or less) in each bathroom and shower (more here). Slider doors need to be glazed or have a safety film on the slider door itself (not the stationary part).

Some areas of San Pedro are ‘un-incorporated’ areas of LA county and not City of LA, check with us if this is the case, and these areas do not require a 9a report. Call us with any questions you may have at 310-800-4418.

City of Los Angeles

200 N Spring St.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Call 311

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