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Legislation #: 080286 Introduction Date: 3/20/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/20/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-359, Rental housing inspection program requirements, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, that designates target areas for the rental and systematic inspection program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/17/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/20/2008 Referred to Housing Committee
4/2/2008 Do Pass
4/3/2008 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
4/10/2008 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 080286

 

Amending Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-359, Rental housing inspection program requirements, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, that designates target areas for the rental and systematic inspection program.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 56, Property Maintenance Code, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 56-359, Rental housing inspection program requirements, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 56-359. Rental housing inspection program requirements.

 

(a) The rental housing inspection program and certificates of compliance apply to all rental housing units located within target areas approved by the city council and identified in section 56-359(c) except for those units specifically exempted in section 56-373.

 

(b) It shall be a violation of this code for any person to let to another for rent and/or occupancy any dwelling unit or rooming unit (except a rooming unit located within an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling or a duplex that is in compliance with the citys zoning ordinance) unless a valid rental certificate of compliance or a valid temporary certificate of compliance has been issued by the department for that unit.

 

(c) The following neighborhoods have met the criteria set forth in section 56-357 for designation as a target area and the city recognized neighborhood association representing each neighborhood has formally requested such designation and the initiation of systematic inspection of all properties in the neighborhood:

 

(1) Blue Hills

 

(2) Hyde Park

 

(3) Ivanhoe

 

(4) Pendleton Heights

 

(5) Scarritt Renaissance

 

(6) Town Fork Creek

 


(7) West Plaza

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney