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File #: O-397-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reading
File created: 9/24/2020 In control: Neighborhoods Department
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action:
Title: Repealing and Replacing Chapter 1760 of the Toledo Municipal Code, Registration of Rental Properties and Lead Safety, and enacting Ch. 1760, Residential Rental Properties and Lead Safety Compliance; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Current TMC Ch. 1760
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Repealing & Replacing Chapter 1760 of the Toledo Municipal Code
Registration of Rental Properties and Lead Safety
Department of Neighborhoods
Stephanie Beebe (2605)

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Repealing and Replacing Chapter 1760 of the Toledo Municipal Code, Registration of Rental Properties and Lead Safety, and enacting Ch. 1760, Residential Rental Properties and Lead Safety Compliance; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The City of Toledo now brings forward this ordinance repealing the current chapter of Toledo Municipal Code, Ch. 1760, Registration of Residential Rental Properties and Lead Safety, and enacting a new Ch. 1760, Residential Rental Properties and Lead Safety Compliance.

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

SECTION 1. That Toledo Municipal Code Chapter 1760 Registration of Rental Properties and Lead Safety as provided on Exhibit A hereto, is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. That Toledo Municipal Code Chapter 1760 Residential Rental Properties and Lead Safety Compliance is hereby enacted and shall read as follows:

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 related to the Lead-Safe Certificate shall be deposited in the Lead Ordinance Fund of the Toledo Lucas County Health District, and all fines related to enforcement of this Chapter shall be deposited into t...

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