All balconies located on real property in the City of Pinole including but not limited to residential, multiple residential, commercial and industrial properties shall be inspected as required in this chapter and at the property owner's expense when any of the following events occur:
   A.   The application for a certificate of occupancy for a new building.
   B.   Prior to the close of escrow upon a sale or other transfer of the house, building, or property or, if there is no escrow, prior to recording a deed or other document transferring title to the house, building, or property. A transfer of ownership between family members or into a revocable or irrevocable living trust does not require testing if reassessment of property value is not required by the Contra Costa County Tax Assessor.
   C.   In a probate or other testamentary proceeding or in the event of a transfer pursuant to the terms of a joint tenancy termination, tenants in common termination, or other similar instrument, within one hundred eighty (180) days after the sale, transfer or conveyance of the house, building, or property.
(Ord. 2017-06 § 2 (part), 2017)