1401.01  PURPOSE AND INTENT.
   These regulations shall be known as the Property Maintenance Code of the City of Kent, Ohio.  The Property Maintenance Code was adopted using the 2006 International Property Maintenance Code with revisions.  This code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent, which is to ensure public health, safety and welfare in so far as they are affected by the continued occupancy and maintenance of structures and premises. Existing structures and premises that do not comply with these provisions shall be altered or repaired to provide a minimum level of health and safety as required herein.
(Ord. 2012-34.  Passed 3-28-12.)