No person shall occupy or let to another for occupancy any dwelling or dwelling unit, for the purpose of living therein, which does not comply with the following requirements:
   (A)   Every dwelling unit shall contain a minimum gross floor area of not less than 150 square feet for the first occupant, 100 square feet for the second occupant, and 75 square feet for each additional occupant.  The floor area shall be calculated on the basis of the total area of all habitable rooms.
   (B)   In every dwelling unit of 2 or more rooms, every room occupied for sleeping purposes by 1 occupant shall contain at least 80 square feet of floor space, and every room occupied for sleeping purposes by more than 1 occupant shall contain at least 40 square feet of floor space for each occupant thereof over 12 years of age and at least 30 square feet for each occupant thereof under 12 years of age.
   (C)   At least ½ of the floor area of every habitable room shall have a ceiling height of at least 7 feet-6 inches and the floor area of that part of any room where the ceiling height is less than 5 feet shall not be considered as part of the floor area in computing the total floor area of the room, for the purpose of determining the maximum permissible occupancy thereof.
   (D)   No basement or cellar space shall be used as a dwelling unit unless it complies with the Minimum Property Requirements (No. 300) of the Federal Housing Administration (current issue).
(Ord. 308, passed 8-21-68)  Penalty, see § 1.1.99