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It is hereby declared a nuisance and to be declared against the health, peace and comfort of the city for any property owner, agent or manager to allow or permit the following:
(A) Rental of rental housing to a tenant who allows any of the following offenses to occur relating to the tenant, member of the tenant’s household, guest or other party under control of the tenant to occur: murder, kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping, prostitution, solicitation of prostitution, pandering, obscenity, child pornography, unlawful distribution of harmful materials to a minor, sale of obscene publication, criminal housing management, possession of explosives, unlawful use or possession of weapons, unlawful sale of firearms, unlawful gambling, unlawful keeping of a gambling place, concealing a fugitive, violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, violation of the Cannabis Control Act or commission of any two or more of any other crimes under the State of Illinois or under the Federal Government not specifically listed above.
(B) Rental of rental housing to a tenant who allows any of the following offenses to occur relating to the tenant, member of the tenant’s household, guest or other party under control of the tenant to occur: commission of four or more city ordinance violations related to incidents occurring in or near the rental unit or that tend to affect the quality of life of others living in the immediate area in a six-month period or an unreasonably high number of calls for police service including, but not limited to, calls that may fall within the descriptions listed above that when compared to other properties in the city of similar type, reasonably indicate that the activity at this property is out of character for the area and is impacting the quality of life of those in the area.
(C) Violation by owner, including any agent, employee, or operator, of any provision of this chapter, including but not limited to:
(1) Failure to maintain rental housing in conditions consistent with the CPTED inspection criteria.
(2) Violations of the Property Maintenance Code.
(3) Operating rental housing in a manner in contravention of the laws protecting the public health and safety.
(1999 Code, § 120.09) (Ord. 3657, passed 3-1- 2010; Ord. 3797, passed 5-6-2013; Ord. 3909, passed 11-16-2015; Ord. 4037, passed 5-7-2018) Penalty, see § 120.99