Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20848 on 01/18/2011, Section 22-186 read as follows.


    (a) Formal application required. Every operator shall submit an application for a certificate of compliance to the director.  If the certificate of compliance has been revoked pursuant to Sec. 22-193 of this article or if the owner, operator or tenant has been convicted of a violation of chapter 29 of this Code, the operator is ineligible for a certificate of compliance for that dwelling for a period of three (3) years.

    (b) Content and form. The application for such certificate of compliance shall be a written statement in affidavit form, to be sworn to by the applicant before a notary public of this state. One application may be submitted for all property in common ownership and under a common operator. The application for the certificate of compliance shall be on forms provided by the director and shall include:

    (1)    The street address and a general description of the premises for which the certificate is sought.

    (2)    The name, address and telephone number of the owner of the premises.

    (3)    The name, address and telephone number of the agent of the owner (operator).

    (c) Consent to inspection. The application may be accompanied by a written consent on forms provided by the director authorizing the director to enter upon and inspect the premises for which the certificate is sought at any reasonable time for the purpose of determining whether or not the premises are in compliance with chapters 6, 20, 23, 25 and 29 of this Code.

    (d) Inspection fees. The application shall be accompanied by the full payment of the inspection fees.

    (e) Heating and ventilation systems certificates of inspection and approval. The application shall be accompanied by a certificate of inspection and approval signed by a journeyman or master mechanical heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanic licensed by the city. The certificate shall state that the heating and ventilation systems in the premises for which a certificate is sought were personally inspected by the mechanic and were functioning properly and safely. The certificate shall also state the date on which the inspection was made. For renewal certificates, the inspection must have been made within ninety (90) days before the current certificate of compliance expires. For original certificates, the inspection must have been made within ninety (90) days before the application is filed.

(Code 1964, § 11.1150; Ord. No. 13407, § 1, 8-3-92)