§ 9-2809.  Student Supervision Requirement. 1147
   (1)   In an Educational Housing District, unless a property owner or manager complies with the provisions of subsection (2), no property owner or manager may:
      (a)   permit more than twenty-five students to live in any residential building; or
      (b)   permit students to live in more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the units in any building with more than six residential units, unless there are fewer than six students living in the building.
   (2)   A property owner or manager subject to the provisions of this subsection pursuant to the provisions of subsection (1) shall either comply with the following or enter into a master lease with a college or university pursuant to which such college or university leases from the property owner or manager all units occupied by students who attend the college or university and the students sublease the units from the college or university:
      (a)   ensure that adult supervisors acting as agent for the property owner or manager live in the building, according to the following schedule:
         (.1)   For a building with fewer than 18 students, one adult supervisor;
         (.2)   For a building with 18 to 29 students, two adult supervisors;
         (.3)   For a building with 30 students, three adult supervisors, plus one additional adult supervisor for every 12 additional students;
         (.4)   A property owner or manager may substitute one building manager for the first required adult supervisor, but not for any other required adult supervisors;
      (b)   require the adult supervisors to supervise the conduct of residents in the building to prohibit violation of this Code or any other provision of law;
      (c)   provide to the Police Department by the September 1 of each year a security plan for the area within the building and an area around the building of no less than three hundred (300) feet;
      (d)   provide to the Police Department by September 1 of each year a parking plan for cars owned, operated or controlled by the residents of the building setting forth the number of cars owned by such residents, the number of private parking spaces located at the building premises, and describing the availability of on-street parking in the near vicinity of the building; and
      (e)   provide the Department of Licenses and Inspections with current daytime, nighttime, weekend and emergency telephone numbers where the owner of the building, the adult supervisor(s) and building manager can be contacted at all times.
   (3)   A college or university that rents property under a master lease that satisfies a property owner's or manager's obligations pursuant to subsection (2) must:
      (a)   ensure that resident advisors, student supervisors or similar persons selected, trained and approved by the college or university live in the building in numbers based on the standards and criteria used by the college or university to determine the ratio of supervisors-to-students in housing owned, managed or operated by the college or university. A resident advisor, student supervisor or other similar person may be a student;
      (b)   impose on such advisors the responsibilities that a resident advisor, student supervisor or similar person has in the on-campus student dormitories of such university or college;
      (c)   apply the provisions of the college or university's student code of conduct and student disciplinary policy to all student conduct at such building as if the building were a college or university dormitory;
      (d)   comply with the requirements set forth in subsections (2)(c) and (d); and
      (e)   provide the Department of Licenses and Inspections with current daytime, nighttime, weekend and emergency telephone numbers where appropriate college or university officials responsible for student housing, student affairs and student safety, as well as the resident advisor(s), student supervisor(s) or other similar person(s) residing at the building can be contacted at all times.

 

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   Added, Bill No. 020484 (approved October 16, 2002).