Chapter 180. RENTAL PROPERTY OCCUPANCY REPORTS

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Newport 6-5-1979 by Ord. No. 215-A (Ch. 11, Part 1, of the 1985 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 173.
§ 180-1. Notification of Borough Secretary of present occupancy.
[Amended 5-5-1992 by Ord. No. 270] Within a period of 30 days from the effective date of this chapter, the owner or owners of each rental property situate within the Borough of Newport shall notify the Newport Borough Secretary of the present occupancy of each rental unit.

§ 180-2. Notification of Borough Secretary of change in occupancy.
[Amended 5-5-1992 by Ord. No. 270] Following the initial notification required above, the owners of such rental units shall notify the Newport Borough Secretary of any change in occupancy of any rental unit, which notification shall be made within 30 days of such change in occupancy.

§ 180-3. Rental unit defined.
[Amended 4-9-1985 by Ord. No. 238] The term "rental unit" as used herein shall mean any room or combination of rooms intended for use or occupancy by one or more individuals. Each apartment, flat or efficiency unit shall be considered a rental unit for the purpose of this chapter.

§ 180-4. Violations and penalties.
[Amended 4-9-1985 by Ord. No. 238; 1-8-2013 by Ord. No. 348] Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600; and/or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.