Prior to the adoption of Ord. 15898 on 02/15/1999, Section 22-191 read as follows.

    (a) A certificate of compliance issued pursuant to this article, except for a certificate of use conditioned on compliance, shall be effective for three (3) years from its date of issue the expiration date of the current certificate at time of application or, if no certificate existed at time of application from its date of issue unless sooner revoked, or unless extended by the director under the procedures established in paragraph (b) herein. Such certificate shall be renewable triennially upon forms supplied by the director in accordance with the procedures for obtaining a certificate of compliance set forth herein. Initial certificates shall be issued for new structures in conjunction with issuance of occupancy permits; inspection for the purposes of determining compliance with the building code shall satisfy the inspection provisions of this article.

    (b) The director may, on written application of the operator and payment of a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) fee per building, extend a current certificate of compliance for a period not to exceed three (3) years without further inspection, if the apartment house, rooming house, two-family dwelling or single rental unit for which the certificate of compliance is issued had no violations for the past three (3) years.

(Code 1964, § 11.1170; Ord. No. 13438, § 3, 9-21-92)