(a)   Expiration date. A rental permit shall expire 72 months from the effective date of the permit with the following exceptions:
      (1)   Inspection violations. A rental permit will expire no more than 36 months from the effective date of the permit if, at the last inspection, the rental property was cited for violations of the building and Property Maintenance Code.
      (2)   In accordance with conditions. The permit expires in accordance with the conditions placed on the permit under this chapter.
   (b)   Effect of rental permit expiration. Upon expiration of a rental permit:
      (1)   Vacate. The rental dwelling is subject to being ordered vacated in accordance with this chapter until a valid rental permit is issued.
      (2)   Meet conditions before new application. If the rental permit expired for failure to comply with conditions placed on the permit, application for a new or renewal rental permit may be made only after the conditions have been met.
      (3)   Non-conforming use abandoned. Any prior legal non-conforming rental use is conclusively presumed abandoned if a rental unit is vacant and a valid rental permit application form or rental permit renewal application form is not filed with the City Clerk within 180 days after expiration of a valid permit.
(Ord. 03-2011. Passed 4-19-11; Ord. 12-17. Passed 12-5-17.)