Buildings and Construction
Inspection For Single-Family Residential Rental Property.
INSPECTION FOR SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL RENTAL
A. For any Single-Family Residential rental property which has received three (3) or more Violation Notices within any consecutive twelve (12) month calendar day period of time, the Chief Codes Administrator or designee will request approval to conduct an interior inspection from the occupant of the single-family residential property. Either the occupant or property owner may provide certification by a Qualified Inspector that the interior of the property has been inspected and it meets the minimum standards for habitability as set forth in the then current International Property Maintenance Code adopted by the City of Shawnee in lieu of inspection by the Chief Codes Administrator or designee.
B. The interior maintenance inspection required by this Chapter shall be completed and performed in accordance with written standards of the Chief Codes Administrator to ensure compliance with the Shawnee Municipal Code, and shall further provide written standards for what constitutes a satisfactory inspection.
C. A new interior maintenance inspection report will be requested for each consecutive twelve (12) month calendar day period of time during which the Single –Family Residential Rental Property has received three (3) or more Violation Notices.
D. The reasonable and actual costs for completion of any maintenance on a Single-Family Residential Rental Property required to bring said property into compliance with an interior maintenance inspection required by this Chapter, and the costs of any such required interior inspection report, may be assessed as a cost of abatement and repairs against the owner of the property to be assessed.
(Ord. 2854, 2007