Effective June 1, 2016, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) will require a Residential Fireplace Disclosure to be provided in the sale, rent or lease of property with a Wood-Burning Device. The Disclosure must be signed and dated by the buyer or renter upon receipt. Click here for a copy of the disclosure.

Wood-Burning Devices are any wood heater, fireplace or any indoor permanently installed device used to burn any solid fuel for space-heating or aesthetic purposes. Click here for more information on wood-burning devices.

For information about this requirement including enforcement and penalties, email Eric Pop, BAAQMD Air Quality Specialist II or call (415) 749-5172