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I also wondering if I have to by law allow a code inspector

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i also wondering if I have to by law allow a code inspector into my residence which is also my place of business. We are NOT open to the public though, its merely a storage location for my business. Its a house turned commercial zoned, residential, commercial C2 and Horse property. I have been left a notice stating inspection is scheduled for 11/16 and that its a misdemeanor if i don't let them in.
JA: Have you consulted an attorney yet regarding this matter?
Customer: no notice just posted. i do NOT wish to let them in
JA: Because laws vary based on location, what state are you in?
Customer: sun valley, ca 91352. I have high fences so they really can't seen in other than aerial gps
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i have a messy front yard but i will clean it before the inspection date
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Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

Unfortunately, you have to let the code inspector in. Otherwise, you are courting legal headaches.

I am sorry that I do not have better news for you.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i thought they would need a search warrant?
Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

No they do not. They are conducting inspection and not looking for evidence in a criminal case.

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