What to do
1. Hire a licensed professional to do the inspection
You can hire any of the following:
- General contractor
- Structural pest control licensee
- Professional architect
They will check that outside structures are in good condition and free from dry rot, fungus, deterioration, decay, or improper alteration.
2. Have the licensed professional fill out and sign the Compliance Affidavit
3. Send us the affidavit
You can also mail us the affidavit.
Department of Building InspectionDBI - Housing Inspection Services Division
Attn: Section 604 H.C. Affidavit Filing
49 South Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103
If the deck or exterior structure is in a common or public area of the building, the homeowners’ association should hire the inspector and mail the affidavit.
If the deck or exterior structure is related to a specific unit, then the condo owner should hire the inspector and mail the affidavit.
Last updated September 16, 2022