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    Hi all,

    I want to test the fire alarm at some properties where the tenants reside. I was thinking of calling them to make them aware and giving them a letter. Also want to inspect the property at this time. I am aware I will have to gain their permission in order to inspect their rooms but what about the fire alarm. Do I have to get their permission to conduct a test or merely give them notice that I will be conducting a test?

    Many thanks!

  • #2
    I would say that testing the fire alarm was part of an inspection, why make a separate issue of it?
    I offer no guarantee that anything I say is correct. wysiwyg

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    • #3
      unless property is an HMO

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      • #4
        So if one tenant does not give permission to check the fire alarm system then we cannot do so?
        For example, if a tenant says no to a gas service inspector entering are these rights the same for refusing a fire alarm check?

        Just want to know where I stand. Thank u for your replies!

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