This law requires sellers of one-to-four unit residences (SFRs) to also disclose information about the property’s water-conserving plumbing fixtures in the Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS).
Civil Code § 1102.6
Amended by S.B. 837
Effective: January 1, 2012
The real estate transfer disclosure statements (TDS) for one-to-four unit single family residences (SFRs) marketed for sale must now disclose whether the property is equipped with water-conserving plumbing fixtures.
In addition, SFRs built on or before January 1, 1994 must be equipped with water-conserving plumbing fixtures after January 1, 2017.
Also, SFRs built on or before January 1, 1994 must be equipped with water-conserving plumbing fixtures in order to obtain final approval from the local building department for alternations or improvements made on the property on and after January 1, 2014.
Editor’s note – Prospective buyers may confirm the completion of the required retrofitting for the property’s plumbing fixtures with the local agency in authority. [See first tuesday Form 304]