The City of Northlake Municipal Ordinances requires inspection of all improved real estate (Single family, multi-family Commercial and Industrial) prior to transfer of the Property.

Inspection should be ordered at least 30 days prior to closing.

  • Fee includes initial inspection, a re-inspection and the transfer stamp.
  • Inspections will be scheduled only after request application has been submit along with the fee to the Department of Building and Inspectional Services.
  • A written report will be sent to the entity requesting the inspection.
  • The seller of the property has the following options:
    • Correct all items listed as failed in the report and call for a re-inspection and receive a Certificate of Compliance upon payment of final water bill.
    • Sell the property “as is”.  The purchaser will have 120 days from the day of closing to make all repairs and call for a re-inspection.  A Conditional Certificate of Occupancy will be issued to take to closing for signing upon payment of the final water bill.