Section 22-184 Certificate of compliance and notice of occupancy limitations.

    (a)     It shall be unlawful to operate within the city any apartment house, rooming house, two-family dwelling, or single rental unit without a current certificate of compliance . The  certificate of compliance shall be displayed in the office of the manager.



    (b)    It shall be unlawful for any person to lease or sublease any apartment house, rooming house, two-family dwelling or single rental unit without first providing to the lessee or sublessee written notice of the zoning district in which the property is located and the applicable occupancy limitations under chapter 29. The notice shall be signed by the lessor and each lessee and shall either be contained in the written lease or shall be on a zoning occupancy disclosure form provided by the director.



    (c)    It shall be unlawful for any owner, operator, agent or property manager of a rental unit to fail to immediately, upon request by a police officer or city inspector investigating a violation of this article, provide the certificate of compliance and notice of occupancy limitations signed by all lessees or sublessees pertaining to the unit. No person shall be found guilty of violating this subsection if the person demonstrates to the city that the person met the disclosure requirements of this section at the time of the alleged violation by producing the properly executed documentation within ten (10) business days of the date of the request.



Editors Note:  Ordinance No. 21558 shall apply only to new or renewal leases entered into on or after February 1, 2013.


(Code 1964, § 11.1120(G); Ord. No. 11416, § 1, 3-16-87; Ord. No. 21425, § 1, 9-17-12; Ord. No. 21558, § 2, 1-7-13; Ord. No. 21854, § 3, 10-21-13)


(Ord. 21854, Amended, 10/21/2013, Prior Text; Ord. 21558, Amended, 01/07/2013, Prior Text; Ord. 21425, Amended, 09/17/2012, Prior Text)