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The responsibilities of the owner are as follows:
(A) To have the structure and premises in a safe, clean, sanitary, habitable condition, free from infestation by insects, vermin, and other pests before renting, and to exterminate if necessary;
(B) To provide with screens every window and door and other ventilation device opening directly from a dwelling unit to outdoor space and to provide a self closing device for each such door;
(C) To exterminate in the following cases:
(1) When infestation exists in two or more units of a multiple unit structure;
(2) When infestation exists in shared or public areas of a multiple unit structure; and
(3) When infestation exists in a single unit of a multiple unit structure or in a single unit structure when infestation is due to failure of the owner to maintain the dwelling in a vermin proof and reasonably insect proof condition.
(D) To perform the responsibilities of the occupant when the premises are vacant.
(Ord. 9-1998, passed 8-17-98) Penalty, see § 158.99