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Brookhaven town inspector wants to inspect our home for mold

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Brookhaven town inspector wants to inspect our home for mold because of a complaint do we have to let him and what will happen if he finds some
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 1 month ago.
Good morning. Under the law you do not have to grant the inspector access. If you do not grant access they must obtain a warrant from the court to enter the property and inspect. Courts usually don't grant access on complaints for mold, it usually requires a more serious violation, like occupancy. However they can write a failure to access violation and you can challenge that in four, if it is written.
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 1 month ago.
If he finds some mold and you do grant access, then he could either write a violation or require you clean the mold. That would be in his discretion.

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