BROOK PARK, Ohio — A metropolis ordinance addressing residential rental housing registration charges has been revised in hopes of assuaging the confusion some Brook Park property homeowners are experiencing about relations occupying their properties.
“We’ve come right into a small downside with the residents the place their mother may be residing in the home or their father and even their daughter,” Mayor Mike Gammella defined on the Dec. three City Council caucus.
Part 1414 of the Brook Park codified ordinances focuses on residential leases and the annual registration payment due by March 1, which is $100 per rental unit, as much as a most of $2,000. The amended legislation exempts property homeowners with particularly outlined instant relations residing within the housing unit.
“(A tenant) means any one that rents or leases a rental unit for residing or dwelling functions with the consent of the owner, besides the proprietor’s instant relations, restricted to father, mom, daughter and son of proprietor, or partner of proprietor,” the amended ordinance signifies.
Council members later handed the revised laws on the common Metropolis Council assembly that adopted.
“I’ve no downside with it so long as it is enforced and watched over,” mentioned Councilman Jim Mencini, who owns rental properties in Brook Park.
The revised ordinance “cleans up a number of points round city,” added Councilman Rick Salvatore.
“There are lots of people in Brook Park … which have properties which have by no means been rental properties,” Salvatore mentioned. “They have been handed down from member of the family to member of the family. So long as you are not receiving any type of compensation, it would not fall below a rental property.”
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