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Effective January 1, 2015 the first time reinspection fee will be $60. 
With the 1.4% Training and Technology surcharge fee the total fee will be $60.84. The other reinspection fees remain the same.  2nd Reinspection-$76.05 3rd Reinspection-$202.80  4th Reinspection $354.90

KIDDE ISSUES RECALL OF DEFECTIVE SMOKE ALARMS!
Name of Products:
i12010S –10 Year Hardwired Smoke Alarm – manufactured 12/18/13 through 5/13/14
i12010SCO – 10 Year Hardwired Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm – manufactured 12/30/13 through 5/13/14
KN-COSM-IBA – Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm (front-load battery model only) – manufactured from
10/22/13 through 5/13/14
These units are AC/DC powered and capable of hardwired interconnect. They have a Kidde logo on the face of the unit. The model number is on the label on the back of the unit.

Identified Hazard: If a power outage occurs at the same second that a unit is performing a sensor health check, the unit may go into a “latched” mode, causing it not to alert to the presence of smoke. It will sound if it receives a signal from an alarm in the same interconnected system. Once power is restored, a latched unit will sound an alert, regardless of the presence of fire and/or carbon monoxide (for combination units) until power to the unit is completely removed.

Remedy:
Replace Unit. Consumers should not take the alarm out of service until they receive a replacement from Kidde. Kidde Product Support: Kidde toll-free at 1-844-553-9011 between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, except holidays, or visit our website at www.kidde.com. Calls consumers may have of a technical nature that are not related to the recall should be transferred to our toll free number.

KIDDE Recall Letter.pdf

KIDDE Recall Smoke Alarm identification sheet.PDF 

ATTENTION LANDLORDS...You are invited to attend the Department of Neighborhood Services  1ST ANNUAL BED BUG SEMINAR. 

Act fast, seating is limited!!!

 

$1,000 Reward for Information on Illegal Scrapping
1-800-78-CRIME   1-800-782-7463 - Collect Reward and Remain Anonymous

As of January 1, 2013 Plan Examination and Permits are now under the Department of Neighborhood Services.   


 Residential Properties Pending Foreclosure
Here is the latest ordinance change and forms for residential properties facing foreclosure.  

Fire Prevention Permits for Hazardous Condition Occupancies

Residential Rental Inspection Program

 
  

FESTIVAL & EVENT PLANNERS! - Avoid a violation and open on time with this Event FAQ, Festival Permit Application, and Festival Application Checklist.
 

Take the DNS Customer Satisfaction Survey

 Do you use signs?
Check out Milwaukee's Sign Ordinance.
New deadlines for facade inspection on highrise buildings.
See if your building is on this list.

Help clean up Lake Michigan! Keep our
water clean by reducing storm water in
the sanitary sewers! Learn facts about
ways to legally disconnect your downspouts.
Show me how to disconnect!

How to Disconnect your Down Spouts!
 
 

ENROLL TODAY!
Landlord Training Classes are FREE!

 

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Last Update  11/19/2014

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