State Sanitary Code

The State Sanitary Code is a set of regulations developed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to protect the health, safety and well-being of occupants in units and the general public.

Overview of common room-by-room code violations. See the full list in the complete guide.  
State Sanitary Code

General (50)GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Includes secure entry, utilities, structural elements, and egress requirements.
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Bathrooms (50)BATHROOMS
Includes accessibility, privacy, and window requirements.
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Habitable Rooms (50)HABITABLE ROOMS
Includes space, lighting, heat and smoke detector requirements.
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Common Areas (50)COMMON AREAS
Includes garbage handling, entry doors, safe egressl, and light bulbs.
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