Municipality of Murrysville, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Municipality of Murrysville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-7-1998 by Ord. No. 504-98[1]]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Art. I, Registration of Tenants, adopted 12-14-1977 by Ord. No. 164-77.

§ 184-1 Notification of occupancy required.

Amended 3-7-2001 by Ord. No. 563-01]
All owners of real estate having buildings thereon which include dwelling units for lease or rent, including but not limited to single- or multifamily dwellings, apartments, rooms or other space used as living quarters, shall furnish to the Director of the Department of Tax Collection within 30 days of the signing of a lease or the occupancy of the premises, whichever occurs first, a notification occupancy as hereinafter described.

§ 184-2 Form of notification.

The notification of occupancy shall include the:
Address of the dwelling unit.
Name and address of the owner and rental agent, if any.
Name of the tenant or tenants, including the name of each occupant.
Term of lease or rental period.

§ 184-3 Violations and penalties.

It shall be a violation of this article for an owner and/or his agent to lease, rent or otherwise permit the occupancy of any dwelling unit under his respective ownership or control without furnishing the notice of occupancy required herein. It further shall be a violation for an owner or his agent to collect rent or lease payments from tenants for any dwelling unit occupied by those tenants without furnishing said notice of occupancy.
Each day a violation of this article exists, shall be a separate violation and shall be subject to the maximum penalty provided herein.
Any person, corporation, partnership, association or the like violating any of the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $300 per day and, upon default of the payment of such fine, shall be subject to imprisonment for a period of not exceeding 30 days.