[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Manheim as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-11-1974 by Ord. No. 1974-4 (Part 6, Ch. 2, Art. A, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances)]
The following words, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
- A person or persons who has the use of real estate of another as a dwelling unit and is responsible for the giving of any type of consideration therefor, including any house, apartment or other dwelling unit designated for the use of one or more persons as a place of abode, but excluding those who are lessees for a period of less than 30 days.
- Any person who grants, leases or otherwise permits others the use of three or more dwelling units for a consideration, monetary or otherwise.
- Any natural person, partnership, association, firm or corporation.
All lessors shall report to the business office of the Manheim Township School District, in writing, the number of parcels or units of real estate presently or hereafter rented or available for rent in accordance with the terms of this article.
The report shall be filed within 30 days after the effective date of this article or, in the case of after-acquired real estate or after-acquired rental units, within 30 days of such acquisition. In the event of a change of occupancy, such change shall be reported within 10 days. A change shall include a unit or a parcel becoming vacant.
The report may consist of any of the following, as long as they include the information listed above:
A standard report form which is available in quantity at the business office of the Manheim Township School District.
A copy of the actual lease (if it includes the names and birth dates of all occupants).
A copy of any other form the lessor may be required to submit to any other agency concerning lessees (if it includes the names and birth dates of all occupants).
[Amended 12-12-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-28]
Any lessor who violates any provision of this article or who furnishes false information in any report required by this article shall be deemed a violator of this article and, for every such violation, shall be subject to a fine or penalty of not less than $25 nor more than $600, and costs.