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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the law here is not on your side. The County building inspector has a legal right to inspect the premises. There is no constitutional protection against housing inspections. The inspection is completed to assure the property is up to code and does not present a health hazard to tenants.
Your failure to comply can have dire consequences. The County can file a lawsuit or criminal charges. In some counties the property can be condemned pending inspections and all tenants forced to leave.
I can sympathize about what you tenant is saying and threatening. There are really no options here. The tenant just like you are subject to the laws which require that you submit o an inspection.
While I understand this is not the response you were hoping for please do not berate me for the laws in place. I would ask that you rate my response 3 or better so I can get credit for my response. If you have follow up questions please ask.
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The 14th Amendment: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."
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