§ 133.02  LANDLORD RESPONSIBILITIES.
   A landlord who rents property as a residence that is located within a school safety zone shall:
   (A)   Have prospective tenants sign a form that indicates whether the tenant or any member of the tenant’s household who will reside in the rental property is or is not a registered sex offender, or required to be registered with the State Public Sex Offender Registry or other similar state sex offender registry;
   (B)   Prior to this rental, check the State Public Sex Offender Registry to determine if the prospective tenant is a registered sex offender.  If the landlord does not have access to the internet, the landlord may fill out a form provided by the City Police Department requesting the Police Department to check the registry to determine whether the prospective tenant is registered;
   (C)   Sign a form provided by the City Police Department, for the landlord’s file, verifying that the landlord has asked the tenant if he or she or any member of the tenant’s household who will reside in the rental property is a registered sex offender and confirming whether or not the prospective tenant was listed on the State Public Sex Offender Registry; and
   (D)   The landlord must retain the forms required by divisions (A) and (C) above while the tenant occupies the rental property, and must make the forms available to the City Police Department if requested.
(Ord. 12-01, passed 1-16-2012)