1. Contact the Maryland Department of the Environment, obtain a unique identifying tracking number and register the property in the Maryland Lead Rental Registry. There is an annual fee of $30.
2. Successfully pass a lead inspection by an accredited Inspection Contractor. BALTIMORE Lead Paint Services is qualified to provide this service.
3. Provide a copy of the lead certificate and two specific pieces of literature to your tenants. While the certificate is good for the tenancy the literature must be provided every two years.
Compliance requirements for lead free and limited lead free will differ.
Additional registration and compliance requirements exist in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and other localities.