Inspection Checklists

Use these inspection checklists to learn what our inspectors look for in your industry and help avoid violations. Note: Documents on this page are in PDF format, download the free Adobe Reader.

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General Retail

English
Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Air Conditioning and Open Doors

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Español (Spanish)

Amusement Devices

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Español (Spanish)

Box Cutters

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Español (Spanish)

Carpet and Carpet Cushions with Volatile Organic Compounds

English
Español (Spanish)

Cigarette Retail Dealers

English
Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
বাংলা (Bengali)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Dealers in Products for the Disabled

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Español (Spanish)

Electronic and Home Appliance Service Dealers

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Español (Spanish)

Electronics Stores

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Español (Spanish)

Employment Agencies (Get more information about employment agencies)

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Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Etching Acid

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Español (Spanish)

Fake, Toy, or Imitation Guns

English
Español (Spanish)

Flavored Tobacco

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Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Funeral Service Providers (Download relevant law packet)

English
Español (Spanish)

Fuel Oil

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Gaming Cafés and Amusement Arcades

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Español (Spanish)

Garages and Parking Lots

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Español (Spanish)

Gasoline

English

Home Improvement Contractors and Salespersons

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Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
বাংলা (Bengali)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
हिन्दी (Hindi)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Horse Drawn Cabs and Drivers

English
Español (Spanish)

Immigrant Service Providers (Download relevant law packet)

English
Español (Spanish)

Laser Pointers

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Español (Spanish)

Laundromat

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Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Laundry

English
Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Lead Paint

English
Español (Spanish)

Motorized Scooters (and Electric Bikes)

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Newsstands

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Español (Spanish)

Pawnbrokers

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Pedicab Businesses and Drivers

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Español (Spanish)

Pharmacies (Download relevant law packet)

English

Pool or Billiard Rooms

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Español (Spanish)

Scrap Metal Processors

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Español (Spanish)

Secondhand Dealers

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Secondhand Auto Dealers

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Español (Spanish)

Sidewalk Cafés

English
Español (Spanish)

Sightseeing Bus

English
Español (Spanish)

Special Sales

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Español (Spanish)

Stoop Line Stands

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Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Storage Warehouses

English
Español (Spanish)

Supermarkets, Bodegas, and Delis

English
Español (Spanish)
عربي (Arabic)
Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian-Creole)
한국어 (Korean)
Русский (Russian)
中文 - 简化字 (Simplified Chinese)
中文 - 繁體字 (Traditional Chinese)

Tax Preparers (Download relevant law packet)

English
Español (Spanish)

Tenant Screening Reports

English
Español (Spanish)

Tow Truck Companies and Drivers

English
Español (Spanish)

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