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This article applies to all rental units, residential and commercial within the City. This article shall also apply to owner occupied dwellings wherein portions of the residences are rented and are in accordance with applicable State Building Codes and the City Property Maintenance Standards and City Codified Ordinances. This article shall not apply to hotels, motels, and dormitories associated learning institutions. Buildings housing businesses or commercial uses, in addition to rental residential dwelling units, shall be subject to the provisions of the current adopted State Building Code which apply to such mixed uses and shall be registered and comply with this article. Where a Certificate of Use and Occupancy has been issued in accordance with the current adopted State Building Code and the City Ordinances for any building that has been erected, altered or converted to a rental use, within six (6) months before the passage of this article, such unit shall not be subject to re-inspection for the purpose of rental registration and Certificate of Use and Occupancy for twenty-four (24) months following the date of issuance of the original certificate within the previous six (6) months. Nothing in this article shall be construed to prevent the City Official, designated by the City Manager, from ordering the immediate vacating of any dwelling or dwelling unit where violations are discovered which pose an imminent threat to the health or life safety of the occupants. Appeal shall not stay an order to vacate under such conditions.
(Ord. 17-16. Passed 10-19-17.)