§ 122.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   Failure to register as required by § 122.04 is subject to admission of violation and payment of a civil penalty for each rental unit or rental unit community in violation in an amount provided herein.
   (B)   Failure to update the registration within 30 days of a change in ownership as required by § 122.04 is subject to admission of violation and payment of a civil penalty for each rental unit or rental unit community in violation in an amount provided herein.
   (C)   Failure to renew the registration as of January 1 each calendar year as required by § 122.04 is subject to admission of violation and payment of a civil penalty for each rental unit or rental unit community in violation in an amount provided herein.
   (D)   Failure to update the registration within 30 days of a change in anything other than ownership as required by § 122.04 is subject to admission of violation and payment of a civil penalty for each rental unit or rental unit community in violation in an amount provided herein.
   (E)   In addition to civil penalties, the Department may seek injunctive relief to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
   (F)   The penalties allowed under divisions (A) through (D) may not be imposed until after:
      (1)   A notice of violation has been issued to the owner or the owner’s designee by personal service or by first class United States Mail, postage prepaid;
      (2)   Passage of 30 days, which must be stated in the notice, for the violation to be cured; and
      (3)   Failure of the violation to be cured within the time stated in the notice.
   (G)   The following provisions and their respective civil penalties are designated for violations of this chapter.
 
Section
Subject Matter
Civil Penalty
§ 122.99(A)
Failure to register as a landlord
$500
§ 122.99(B)
Failure to update the landlord registration upon change in ownership
$250
§ 122.99(C)
Failure to renew annual registration as a landlord
$100
§ 122.99(D)
Failure to update the landlord registration upon change of information, other than ownership
$100
 
(Ord. 20-2890, passed 9-21-20)