ALERT – Senate Bill 407:   Water Conservation Retrofitting Goes Statewide for Single Family Dwellings on January 1, 2017.  Approved and Filed with Secretary of State on October 11, 2009.

  SB 407 Property Transfers: Plumbing Fixture Replacement     

  • The bill would require, on or before January 1, 2017, that all noncompliant plumbing fixtures in any single-family residential real property shall be replaced by the property owner with water-conserving plumbing fixtures.
  • The bill would require, on and after January 1, 2017, that a seller or transferor of single-family residential real property, multifamily residential real property, or commercial real property disclose to a purchaser or transferee, in writing, specified requirements for replacing plumbing fixtures, and whether the real property includes noncompliant plumbing.
  • The bill would require, on or before January 1, 2019, that all noncompliant plumbing fixtures in multifamily residential real property and commercial real property, as defined, be replaced with water-conserving plumbing fixtures.
  • The bill would permit an owner or the owner’s agent to enter rental property for the purpose of installing, repairing, testing, and maintaining water-conserving plumbing fixtures, as specified, and would require, on and after January 1, 2019, that the water-conserving plumbing fixtures prescribed by the bill operate at the manufacturer’s rated water consumption at the time that a tenant takes possession, as specified.

 

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