04-036-O AS AMENDED
ORDINANCE NO. 9677

AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO THE LICENSING OF RENTAL PROPERTIES; AMENDING CITY CODE SECTION 29A-32.

BY PRESIDENT STAUBER:

The city of Duluth does ordain:

Section 1. That Section 29A-32 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, be amended to read as follows:

Sec. 29A-32. Licenses--terms and conditions.

(a) Each license shall be displayed in a conspicuous place so that it can be seen and read by a person outside the building and within the common way or near the main entrance of the dwelling and shall state the name, and address of the owner and the identity and telephone number of the person owner or managing agency which is managing the dwelling. No license shall be transferred to another dwelling or rental unit;
(b) If there is a change in either ownership or management of a dwelling, the person or agency managing such dwelling prior to such change in ownership or management shall give written notice of the name and address of the new owner and/or manager to the building official;
(c) A new license shall be issued to the dwelling for the remainder of the license period with the name of the new manager and/or owner upon payment of the required fee and submission of all required application forms.

Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect 30 days from and after its passage and publication.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This ordinance requires that a rental license be displayed near the main entrance at a place where enforcement personnel or the public can view it.