§ 121.03  RESPONSIBILITIES OF OWNERS.
   (A)   No person shall let to another person for occupancy any unit unless it is clean, sanitary, and complies with all applicable laws and ordinances, including the Housing Code, the Kentucky Building Code, the Fire Safety Code, the International Property Maintenance Code (as adopted by the city), and any portions of the Elsmere Code of Ordinances applicable to public nuisances.
   (B)   Every owner of a building containing two or more units shall maintain in a clean and sanitary condition any shared entrances or shared stairways or public areas.
   (C)   Every owner of a building containing one or more units shall maintain the private sidewalks, curbs, and grassy areas contiguous to the rental property in a safe condition free of patent defects and dangerous conditions.
   (D)   Every owner of a building containing one or more units shall comply with the provisions of the city code including the removal from the premises all brush, weeds, including dead or dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growth, filth, garbage, trash and debris.
   (E)   Every owner of a building containing one or more units shall comply with all provisions of the Elsmere Code of Ordinances, including the ordinances prohibiting nuisances. Additionally, every owner of a building containing one or more units shall screen the area where garbage cans and receptacles are kept on the premises so that the garbage area is not easily visible to those persons using the public sidewalks and streets. Screening may be accomplished by the erection of a fence, planting shrubs and foliage, or by using a fence or foliage already in existence.
(Ord. 1751-2018, passed 4-10-18)