Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20949 on 04/18/2011, Section 22-192 read as follows.

     (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.

certificate of compliance or the provisional certificate of compliance shall immediately expire. The  new owner or titleholder may submit an application for a certificate of compliance. The application shall comply with the requirements of section 22-186.

    (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 office of neighborhood services, on forms to be supplied by the office neighborhood services, within fifteen (15) days from the date of the transfer of  title and upon payment of a ten dollar ($10.00) transfer fee.  The application for transfer shall contain the same information and be in the same form as required by Sec. 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)