(Added by Ord. No. 171,175, Eff. 7/25/96.)
91.8111.1. Every residential unit which is rented or leased shall be provided with approved heating facilities capable of maintaining a room temperature of 70o F. at a point three feet above the floor in all habitable rooms.
Where individual heating facilities are provided within a residential unit, a rating of the facilities in B.T.U. equal to six B.T.U. per cubic foot of habitable floor area shall be considered as fulfilling the required temperature level. All gas heating facilities shall be properly vented.
91.8111.2. Where the heating facilities cannot be activated by the occupant of a residential unit, the owner shall activate the heating facilities whenever the residential unit temperature is 70o F. or less. No time clocks or other devices shall be installed to prevent the occupants of the residential unit from activating the heating facility.
91.8111.3. A legally installed comfort heating appliance shall not be removed or made inoperable.