N.J. Admin. Code § 13:40-15.15

Current through Register Vol. 56, No. 7, April 1, 2024
Section 13:40-15.15 - Pre-inspection agreements
(a) A licensee shall send a pre-inspection agreement to a client or client's representative, by mail, facsimile, email, or other means of delivery, no later than one business day after the appointment for the home inspection is made. The pre-inspection agreement shall be executed prior to the start of the home inspection. The pre-inspection agreement shall contain, at a minimum, the following information:
1. The price of the home inspection;
2. A description of the systems and components which will be inspected as part of the home inspection as required pursuant to 13:40-15.16;
3. A description of that which is not required as part of the home inspection pursuant to this subchapter;
4. The full name and address of the client;
5. The address of the home to be inspected;
6. The date and time of the home inspection;
7. A statement that home inspectors are governed by the rules in the New Jersey Administrative Code contained at N.J.A.C. 13:40-15 and that the licensee shall comply with these rules and failure to comply with the rules may subject the licensee to discipline; and
8. A description of any additional inspection service(s), as defined in 13:40-15.2, for which the client is charged an additional fee(s) which are not part of the home inspection but may be performed pursuant to this subchapter.
(b) The pre-inspection agreement shall indicate whether any systems or components are excluded from the home inspection at the request of the client.
(c) The pre-inspection agreement shall indicate whether the licensee will return at a later date to inspect any systems or components that are not inspected because of unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions at the initial home inspection and whether any additional fee will be charged for such subsequent inspection, and the amount of such fee, if any.
(d) A pre-inspection agreement shall be retained for a period of five years once the agreement has been finalized by the licensee and client and/or client representative.

N.J. Admin. Code § 13:40-15.15

Amended by 52 N.J.R. 46(a), effective 1/6/2020