(a)   No person shall rent, lease, offer for rent or lease, or occupy any rental unit without a license from the Division of Building. Rental licenses are not transferable between landlords or rental units. A license shall be issued by the Division of Building if the applicant meets the following requirements:
      (1)   An application form is submitted pursuant to the provisions of 1319.04.
      (2)   All license fees are paid.
   (b)   No rental license shall be issued until all of the following fees and debts to the city have been paid in full:
      (1)   All charges against the property for mowing, cleanup, weed or debris removal, or any similar charges by the city;
      (2)   Any fees, fines, or penalties, of any sort arising from provisions of the property maintenance codes.
   (c)   A license shall be renewable on January 1 of every year. Sale of the subject property results in immediate termination of any license. Failure to obtain or timely renew a license is a violation of this Chapter. 
   (d)   License fees for rental units are established in Chapter 1321 Permit and Inspection Fees. A license fee, once tendered, may not be refunded or transferred.
(Ord. 2018-72.  Passed 7-17-18.)