SECTION PM-109  UNFIT STRUCTURES
PM-109.1 Unfit dwellings: A structure is unfit for human occupancy whenever the code official finds that such structure is unsafe, unlawful or, because of the degree to which the structure is in disrepair or lacks maintenance, is insanitary, vermin or rat infested, contains filth and contamination, or lacks ventilation, illumination, sanitary or heating facilities or other essential equipment required by this code, or because the location of the structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants of the structure or to the public.
   PM-109.1.1 Continued occupancy: Where a dwelling is designated as unfit for human habitation but does not present an immediate hazard to safety, evacuation will not be required; however, the owner shall be denied the right to collect rent for the duration of such unfit designation.
   PM-109.1.2 New tenancy: Where a dwelling is designated as unfit for human habitation, the owner shall be prohibited from admitting any new tenants to any tenant space within such dwelling for the duration of such unfit designation.