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(a) No operator, employee or agent of a Residential Hotel, as defined in San Francisco Administrative Code Section 41.4, may impose or collect a charge for any person to visit a guest or occupant of the hotel. No operator, employee or agent of Residential Hotel may implement or impose any policy restricting persons from visiting guests or occupants of Residential Hotel except in accordance with the provisions of the Uniform Residential Hotel Visitor Policy or any Supplemental Visitor Policy approved pursuant to Administrative Code Chapter 41D. The provisions of this Section shall be posted on an 8-1/2 inch by 11-inch sign in the lobby of each such Residential Hotel in an area visible to guests and occupants.
(b) Penalty. In addition to any available civil penalties, any operator, employee or agent of a Residential Hotel who violates any of the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of an infraction, the penalty for which shall be a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500, consistent with the California Government Code.
(Added by Ord. 135-01, File No. 010526, App. 7/6/2001; amended by Ord. 62-02, File No. 020343, App. 5/3/2002; Ord. 38-17, File No. 161291, App. 2/17/2017, Eff. 3/19/2017)