§ 117.06 EXEMPTIONS.
   The following transactions, persons and practices are exempt from the requirements of §§ 117.02 through 117.04 of this chapter:
   (A)   Sale of a single-family home, condominium or separately-owned half of a duplex by its owner so long as:
      (1)   The owner does not own or have a beneficial interest in more than three single-family homes at the time of the sale;
      (2)   The owner was the last current resident of the home;
      (3)   The home is sold without the use in any manner of the sales or rental facilities or services of any real estate broker or salesperson, or of any employee or agent of any real estate broker or salesperson; and/or
      (4)   The home is sold without the publication, posting or mailing, after notice, of any advertisement or written notice in violation of § 117.03(F) of this chapter.
   (B)   Rental of a dwelling unit in a building containing four or fewer dwelling units, if the lessor resides in one of the dwelling units;
   (C)   Reasonable local, state or federal restrictions regarding the maximum number of occupants permitted to occupy a dwelling;
   (D)   A religious organization, association or society, or any non-profit institution or organization operated, supervised or controlled by or in conjunction with a religious organization, association or society, from limiting the sale, rental or occupancy of a dwelling which it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose to persons of the same religion, or from giving preference to such persons, unless membership in such religion is restricted on account of race, color or national origin;
   (E)   Restricting the rental of rooms in a dwelling to persons of one gender where compelling privacy reasons exist;
   (F)   Restricting the sale or rental of real property to persons who have been convicted by any Court of competent jurisdiction of the illegal manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance, or persons on the state sex offender list; and/or
   (G)   Persons engaged in the business of furnishing appraisals of real property from taking into consideration factors other than those based on unlawful discrimination or familial status in furnishing appraisals.
(Prior Code, § 118.006) (Ord. 2011-016, passed 6-20-2011)