§ 10-12-1  PURPOSE.
   The purpose of this article is to provide for the annual licensing of residential rental property, so as to protect the public health, safety and welfare of the village, including but not limited to:
   (A)   Providing minimum standards for the maintenance, operation, use and appearance of residential rental properties.
   (B)   Preventing living conditions that adversely affect or are likely to affect the life, safety, health and general welfare of persons occupying rental dwelling units.
   (C)   Preserving the value of land and buildings throughout the village.
   (D)   Reducing and preventing crimes from occurring within residential rental properties and throughout the village.
(Ord. 2014-09-46, passed 9-15-2014)