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Park Ridge Property Maintenance Code

Article 22
Chapter 3  Sanitation Responsibilities of Owners and Occupants

Section
22-3-1     Premises Fit for Occupancy
22-3-2     Owner  Maintains Premises
22-3-3     Occupant Maintains Premises
22-3-4     Storage of Liter
22-3-5     Extermination
22-3-6     Sanitary and Operable

22-3-1  Premises Fit for Occupancy

No owner or other person shall occupy or let to another person any dwelling or dwelling unit unless it and the premises are free of any accumulation of litter, sanitary, fit for human occupancy, and comply with all applicable legal requirements of the State and the City.

22-3-2  Owner Maintains Premises

Every owner of a dwelling contains two (2) or more dwelling units shall maintain in a sanitary condition and free of any accumulation of litter, the shared or public areas of the dwelling and premises thereof

22-3-3  Occupant Maintains Premises

Every occupant of a dwelling or dwelling unit shall maintain in a sanitary condition and free of any accumulation of litter that part or those parts of the dwelling, dwelling unit and premises thereof that he occupies and controls

22-3-4  Park Ridge Municipal Code 22-3-6

22-3-4   Storage of Litter

Litter storage and disposal shall be in compliance with all applicable provisions of the Park Ridge Municipal Code

22-3-5     Extermination

Every occupant of a single family dwelling shall be responsible for the extermination of vermin including insects, rodents, birds or other pests on the premises; and every occupant of a dwelling unit in a dwelling containing more than one (1) dwelling unit shall be responsible for such extermination whenever his dwelling unit is the only one infested.  Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this subsection, whenever infestation is caused by failure of the owner to maintain a dwelling in a vermin proof condition, extermination shall be the responsibility of the owner.  Whenever infestation exists in two (2) or more of the dwelling units in any dwelling, or in the  shared or public parts of any dwelling containing two (2) or more dwelling units, extermination thereof shall be the responsibility of the owner.

22-3-6   Sanitary and Operable

Every occupant of a dwelling or dwelling unit shall keep all supplied plumbing and electrical fixtures, every other facility and piece of equipment or utility therein a safe, sanitary  and operable condition and shall be responsible for the exercise of reasonable care in the proper use and operation thereof.