(a)   No person shall lease or otherwise allow another to lease or occupy a rental dwelling unit or a portion of a dwelling, other than for de minimus compensation, without first obtaining a residential rental permit from the City of Conneaut.
   (b)   The residential rental permit shall expire thirty-six (36) months from the date of issuance, except as set forth by Section 1375.07.
   (c)   Nothing in this Chapter shall be deemed to deprive an owner of a lawful use of their property, as provided for by the City's Zoning Code, or as may be grandfathered by law. However, such lawful use must be performed in a manner that complies with the requirements of this Chapter. (Ord. 51-18. Passed 9-10-18.)