Laws of New York State
Reference: New York State Legislature
Last Update: Feb 22, 2015

§444-D - License requirements for home inspectors

Cite: N.Y. R.P.P. Law § 444-D (Consol.).


No person shall conduct or represent that he or she has the ability to conduct a home inspection for compensation unless such person is:

1. licensed as home inspector pursuant to this article; or

2. a person regulated by the state or a political subdivision thereof as an architect who is acting within the scope of his or her profession; or

3. a person regulated by the state or a political subdivision thereof as an engineer who is acting within the scope of his or her profession; or

4. a person who is employed as a code enforcement official by the state or a political subdivision thereof when acting within the scope of that government employment; or

5. a person making home inspections for the purpose of meeting the requirements of section four hundred forty-four-e of this article to qualify for licensure as a home inspector.

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