Town of Larkspur Municipal Code Section 15.50.040 requires a Fire Department residential resale inspection and report on all single-family dwellings listed for sale within the Larkspur City limits and incorporated Greenbrae effective February 15, 2020. A fire department resale inspection is not required for individual condominiums or townhomes unless the entire building/complex is being sold.
A fee of $190 will be assessed for each individual inspection. A Central Marin Fire Department Inspector will complete the inspection within 7-10 business days of application/request submittal. To schedule an inspection, please complete the online form and submit a secure payment by credit card. An appointment time is not required, as we do not enter the dwelling. If you would like to meet with the inspector, please request an appointment at the time you apply for the inspection, and the inspector will contact you to schedule a time.
The Residential Property Resale Inspection is an exterior inspection of the residence required to ensure compliance with state law and local ordinances, primarily related to wildfire hazards. The report and code requirements are to be included in the seller's disclosures. Buyers are required to maintain properties in compliance with vegetation management and wildfire hazard codes and standards.
Fire Inspectors will be looking for the following items during the inspection: