Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: O-381-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Held in Council
File created: 8/9/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action:
Title: Amending Toledo Municipal Code Ch. 1760, Registration of Lead Safe Residential Rental Units, and enacting a new Ch. 1760, Lead-Safe Housing.
Attachments: 1. Redline, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 8/13/2019, 3. Audio: City Council 8/20/2019, 4. Audio: Agenda Review 8/27/2019, 5. Audio: City Council Meeting 9/3/2019, 6. Audio: Agenda Review September 11, 2019, 7. Audio: Agenda Review 9/24/2019, 8. Audio: City Council 10/1/2019, 9. Audio: Agenda Review 10/8/2019, 10. Audio: City Council October 15, 2019
Label
Councilman Sykes

Title
Amending Toledo Municipal Code Ch. 1760, Registration of Lead Safe Residential Rental Units, and enacting a new Ch. 1760, Lead-Safe Housing.

Body
SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Toledo City Council is desirous of moving forward with an ordinance repealing the current chapter of the Toledo Municipal Code, Ch. 1760, Registration of Lead Safe Residential Rental Units, and enacting a new Ch. 1760, Lead-Safe Housing, which includes amendments needed to address the current Injunction.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. Amending the Toledo Municipal Code by repealing in its entirety Ch. 1760, Registration of Lead Safe Residential Rental Units:

1760.01 Policy and intent.
It is the policy of the City of Toledo to help prevent the poisoning of its residents by requiring that the presence of deteriorated paint, bare soil and lead dust on the interior and exterior of pre-1978 residential structures be identified and correctly addressed in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines in order to prevent potential human exposure to lead hazards. An analysis of the risk assessments conducted in Toledo by the Health Department indicates that the majority of lead poisoning of children occurs in rental properties that are either single-family homes or four (4) units or less. All fees and fines generated under this Chapter shall be transferred to the Health Department to be used for the administration, implementation, and enforcement of this Chapter.
(Ord. 167-17. Passed 4-18-17.)

1760.02 Obligations for residential rental properties and family child care homes.
(a) It is a violation of this Chapter to allow the following conditions - to exist in a "Residential Rental Property or a Family child Care Home": (1) "Deteriorated Paint Condition," (2) "Lead Dust Condition," or a (3) "Bare Soil Condition," as defined in section 1760.04. Every Owner of Residential Renta...

Click here for full text