(1) Rentals – Dwelling Units. Any person renting or making available for rent to the public any dwelling unit shall secure a license registering each dwelling unit, including a certification warranting that each such dwelling unit complies with the Uniform Housing Code as adopted by the City and does not present conditions that endanger or impair the health or safety of the tenants. For the purpose of this section “dwelling unit” shall mean any structure or part of a structure which is used as a home, residence or sleeping place by one, two or more persons maintaining a common household, including but not limited to single-family residences and units of multiplexes, apartment buildings and mobile homes. The annual business license fee shall be payable for each independent business location and the first unit and an additional fee for each additional rental dwelling unit available for rental to the public by the applicant. All revenues received from this business license fee shall be utilized exclusively for the cost of issuance of the license provided herein and the administration of this title. Issuance of the business license shall be contingent upon submission of the certification, inspection, as required by this chapter, payment of the fee provided above and compliance with this chapter. [Ord. 4372 § 37, 2017; Ord. 3560 § 6, 2002; Ord. 3325 § 1, 1998; Ord. 3231 § 1, 1997; Ord. 2992 § 1, 1994; Code 1970 § 5.78.015.]
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