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(a) General. The interior of all buildings, dwellings and structures, and equipment therein, shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and in a sanitary condition. Every owner of a multi-use structure including, but not limited to, a rooming house, boarding house, hotel, dormitory, two or more dwelling units, or two or more nonresidential occupancies, shall maintain, in a clean and sanitary condition, the shared or public areas of the structure and exterior property. Occupants shall keep that part of the structure which they occupy or control in a clean and sanitary condition.
(b) Structural Members. All structural members shall be maintained in a sound condition, free from deterioration, and shall be capable of safely supporting the imposed dead and live loads.
(c) Interior Surfaces. All interior surfaces, including windows and doors, shall be maintained in good, clean and sanitary condition. Peeling, chipping, flaking, or abraded paint shall be repaired, removed, or covered. Cracked or loose plaster, decayed wood, and other defective surface conditions shall be corrected.
(d) Stairs and Walking Surfaces. Every stair, ramp, landing, balcony, porch, deck or other walking surface shall be maintained in sound condition and good repair.
(e) Handrails and Guards. Every handrail and guard shall be firmly fastened and capable of supporting normally imposed loads and shall be maintained in good condition.
(f) Interior Doors. Every interior door shall fit reasonably well within its frame and shall be capable of being opened and closed by means of proper and secure attachment to jambs, headers or tracks, as intended by the manufacturer of the attachment hardware.
(Ord. 04-36. Passed 1-18-05.)