[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Cecil as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-5-1974 by Ord. No. 5-74]
All owners or lessors of any rental dwelling, apartment or multiple dwelling building shall register the said rental dwelling, apartment or multiple dwelling building with the Township Secretary or Zoning Officer. Such registration shall provide the names, addresses and ages of all persons over 18 years who shall reside in such rental dwelling, apartment or multiple dwelling building on a regular or part-time basis.
[Amended 3-16-1988 by Ord. No. 1-88]
The initial registration shall be completed by the owner or lessor not later than 60 days from the final enactment of this article. Thereafter, each time that a change occurs in the tenancy of any rental dwelling, apartment or multiple dwelling building, such change shall be reported within 30 days of the change to the Secretary or Zoning Officer. In the case of any new tenant or family, the owner or lessor shall file with the Township Secretary or Zoning Officer an application for an occupancy permit accompanied by a fee in an amount as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Supervisors. Upon being satisfied with the accuracy of the information of any new tenant or family, the Secretary or Zoning Officer shall issue the occupancy permit to the owner or lessor.
Any person or family which may be a tenant in any rental dwelling, apartment or multiple dwelling building shall provide upon request the essential information required by this article to the owner or lessor.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this article, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a Magisterial District Judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this article continues or each section of this article which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.