Sale Of Property / Smoke Detector & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Permit Information

6/11/2019

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Please Click Here to Access Cambridge Fire Prevention Online Permitting

Inspections are done on Tuesdays and Thursdays (excluding holidays) between the hours of 9:30-11:00 AM.

The fees for Smoke / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections are as follows:

$50.00 for a single dwelling unit



$100.00 for two dwelling units



$150.00 for three to six dwelling units



$500.00 for seven or more dwelling units

(Note: If you are selling 1 unit in a multi-apartment condominium building, the single dwelling unit fee is applicable. The inspection fees cover both the smoke and carbon monoxide detector inspections)

Click here for info on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms   

Click here for waiver form http://www2.cambridgema.gov/CityOfCambridge_Content/documents/forms/smokedetectorwaiverform.pdf

How To Obtain A Certificate For New Construction Or Renovated Buildings

If the building or unit has been newly constructed or renovated and is going to be sold, a Certificate of Occupancy issued by Inspectional Services will be required. A Smoke / Carbon Monoxide Inspection Certificate will be issued upon a satisfactory Certificate of Occupancy inspection. Please contact the Fire Prevention Office at (617) 349-4918. Both inspections will be done at the same time.