§ 84.28.080  Enforcement.
   (a)   General.
      (1)   Owners and renters of short-term residential rental units shall comply with the requirements of this Chapter and all other applicable sections of the County Code and other law.  A hosting platform shall comply with the requirements of § 84.28.110 and all other applicable sections of the County Code and other law.
      (2)   In addition to any enforcement action and remedy authorized by this Chapter, a violation of any requirement of this Chapter may result in remedial action by appropriate members of County staff or any enforcement officer as defined in Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the County Code without notice if providing notice is not reasonable considering the need for immediate remedial action, and/or if prior notice to the property owner or the renters, either verbal or written, has not resulted in appropriate remedial action by the property owner. If the violation consists of a violation of any of the parking requirements of this Chapter, then the remedy may include the towing of the vehicle or vehicles causing the violation of the parking requirement.  Remedial actions taken under this Section, other than any criminal citations, are subject to appeal pursuant to Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the County Code or other applicable provision, but no request for appeal shall stay the remedial actions taken pursuant to this Section.
      (3)   In addition to any enforcement action and remedy authorized by this Chapter, a violation of any requirement of this Chapter may be subject to the enforcement and remedy provisions of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the County Code and any other applicable enforcement and remedy provisions of the County Code or provided under the law.
   (b)   Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax—Failure to Pay.  Failure by the owner, or when applicable, a hosting platform to collect and remit to the Tax Collector the Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax may result in the Tax Collector pursuing any remedy against the owner or hosting platform, including imposing and collecting said tax from the owner or hosting platform, authorized under Chapter 2 of Division 4 of Title 1 of the County Code or other applicable law.  Notwithstanding the duty imposed by § 84.28.110(a), the use of a hosting platform to facilitate the rental of a short-term residential rental unit shall not relieve an owner of liability for violations of this Subdivision.
   (c)   Administrative Subpoena.  The County may issue and serve an administrative subpoena as necessary to obtain specific information identified in § 84.28.110 regarding short-term residential rental
unit listings located in the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County.  Any subpoena issued pursuant to this Subdivision shall not require the production of information sooner than 30 days from the date of service.  A person that has been served with an administrative subpoena may seek judicial review during that 30-day period.
(Ord. 4331, passed - -2017; Am. Ord. 4371, passed - -2019)