Chapter 7.48
1997 UNIFORM HOUSING CODE

Sections:

7.48.010    Title.

7.48.020    Purpose.

7.48.030    Adoption.

7.48.040    Scope.

7.48.050    Chapter 1, Title and scope—Deleted.

7.48.060    Chapter 2, Enforcement—Deleted.

7.48.070    Chapter 3, Permits and inspections—Deleted.

7.48.080    Sections 505.8, 505.9, 505.10, Chapter 5, Sanitation—Added.

7.48.090    Chapter 11, Notices and orders of Building Official—Deleted.

7.48.100    Chapter 12, Appeal—Deleted.

7.48.110    Chapter 13, Procedures for conduct of hearing appeals—Deleted.

7.48.120    Chapter 14, Enforcement of order of Building Official or the Board of Appeals—Deleted.

7.48.130    Chapter 15, Performance of work of repair or demolition—Deleted.

7.48.140    Chapter 16, Recovery of cost of repair or demolition—Deleted.

7.48.010 Title.

The Uniform Housing Code adopted by Section 7.48.030 and the provisions of this chapter are the city housing code and may be cited as such and will be referred to in the Uniform Housing Code and in this chapter as “this code.” (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.020 Purpose.

A.    The promotion and preservation of the public health, safety, and general welfare of the people of the city and the property situated therein have made necessary the adoption of the Uniform Housing Code referred to in Section 7.48.030 of this chapter in order to adequately safeguard life, health, property, and general welfare.

B.    The purpose of this code is not to create or otherwise establish or designate any particular class or group of persons who will or should be especially protected or benefited by the terms of this code. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.030 Adoption.

The “Uniform Housing Code,” 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, a copy of which is filed in the office of the City Clerk is adopted by reference as the housing code for the city pursuant to the provisions of Section 50022.1 et seq. of the Government Code of the state of California except as hereinafter modified in Sections 7.48.050 through 7.48.140. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.040 Scope.

A.    The provisions of this code shall apply to all buildings or portions thereof used, or designed or intended to be used, for human habitation. Such occupancies in existing buildings may be continued as provided in Section 7.28.120 of this title, except such as are found to be substandard as defined in this code.

B.    Where any building or portion thereof is used or intended to be used as a combination apartment house-hotel, the provisions of this code shall apply to the separate portions as if they were separate buildings. Every rooming house or lodging house shall comply with all the requirements of this code for dwellings. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.050 Chapter 1, Title and scope—Deleted.

Chapter 1 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.060 Chapter 2, Enforcement—Deleted.

Chapter 2 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.070 Chapter 3, Permits and inspections—Deleted.

Chapter 3 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.080 Sections 505.8, 505.9, 505.10, Chapter 5, Sanitation—Added.

Section 505 is amended by adding new subsections 505.8, 505.9, and 505.10 to read:

505.8 Garbage Receptacles. An adequate number of appropriate receptacles with close fitting covers for garbage and rubbish as may be considered necessary by the enforcing agency shall be provided for the occupant of every dwelling unit by the owner or operator of every apartment house, hotel, or combination thereof. Each receptacle shall be kept in a clean condition and good repair.

505.9 Bedding. In every apartment house or hotel every part of every bed, including the mattress, sheets, blankets, and bedding shall be kept in a clean, dry and sanitary condition, free from filth, urine, or other foul matter; and from infection of lice, bed-bugs, or other insects. The bed linen shall be changed before a new guest occupies the dwelling unit.

505.10 Caretaker. A manager, janitor, housekeeper, or other responsible person shall reside upon the premises and shall have charge of every apartment house in which there are sixteen (16) or more apartments and of every hotel in which there are twelve (12) or more guest rooms, in the event that the owner of any such apartment house or hotel does not reside upon said premises. If the owner does not reside upon the premised of and apartment house in which there are more than four (4) but less than sixteen (16) apartments, a notice stating his name and address, or name and address of his agent shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.090 Chapter 11, Notices and orders of Building Official—Deleted.

Chapter 11 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.100 Chapter 12, Appeal—Deleted.

Chapter 12 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.110 Chapter 13, Procedures for conduct of hearing appeals—Deleted.

Chapter 13 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.120 Chapter 14, Enforcement of order of Building Official or the Board of Appeals—Deleted.

Chapter 14 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.130 Chapter 15, Performance of work of repair or demolition—Deleted.

Chapter 15 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))

7.48.140 Chapter 16, Recovery of cost of repair of demolition—Deleted.

Chapter 16 is deleted. (Ord. 15-99(A) § 1 (part))