Section 22-192 Transfer of ownership.

     (a)     Upon the transfer of record, legal title of any dwelling or portion thereof which has a certificate of compliance or a provisional certificate of compliance, the  transferee shall either:

     (1)    Apply for a certificate of compliance or a provisional certificate of compliance pursuant to Sec. 22-186 and pay all fees pursuant to Sec. 22-188; or

    (2)    Apply to transfer an existing certificate by complying with subsection (b) of this section.

    (b)    If the transfer of title occurs within eighteen (18) months of the last satisfactory city rental inspection, and if there have been no complaints regarding the property, the transferee may cause an existing certificate to be transferred for the unexpired portion of the term for which it was issued upon making written application to the community development department,  on forms to be supplied by the community development department,  within fifteen (15) days from the date of the transfer of title and upon payment of a ten dollar ($10.00) transfer fee  per building . The application for transfer shall contain the same information and be in the same form as required by section 22-186(b). A transferred certificate of compliance shall not be extended beyond the original expiration date without further inspection.

     (c)     Nothing contained in this section shall affect the validity of any sale, transfer or disposition of any interest in real property.

(Code 1964, § 11.1180; Ord. No. 20848, § 1, 1-18-11; Ord. No. 20949, § 1, 4-18-11; Ord. No. 21425, §1, 9-17-12 )

(Ord. 21425, Amended, 09/17/2012, Prior Text; Ord. 20949, Amended, 04/18/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 20848, Amended, 01/18/2011, Prior Text)