Borough of Manor, PA
Westmoreland County
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[Ord. 327, 9/1/1976, § 1]
The following words when used in this part shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
Person or persons who has the use of real estate of a lessor and is responsible for the giving of any type of consideration therefor, but excluding those who are lessees for a period of less than 30 days.
Any person who grants a lease or otherwise permits the use of his real estate or portion thereof for a consideration, monetary or otherwise.
Any natural person, partnership, association, firm or corporation.
[Ord. 327, 9/1/1976, § 2]
All lessors, within 30 days after the effective date of this part, or in case of real estate thereafter acquired or thereafter rented or becoming available for rental, within 30 days after the acquisition, rental or availability for rental thereof, as the case may be, shall report to the Borough Secretary in writing addressed to him at the Borough office the number of parcels or units of real estate presently or hereafter rented and available for rental, a description (by address, number and/or some other meaningful method) of the said parcels or units, and the names of its lessees at the time of such report, together with a designation as to which unit or parcel is occupied by each.
[Ord. 327, 9/1/1976, § 3; as amended by Ord. 469, 7/12/2000, § 3]
Any change in the occupancy of real estate rented or leased or in the identity of the lessee from that shown in the report of the lessor as required in § 11-102 hereof shall be reported to the Borough Secretary within 10 days after such change. It is intended hereby that lessors shall report a new lessee or a lessee who rents or leases a different unit or parcel of lessor's real estate and when a unit or parcel of their real estate becomes vacant.
Parking. The issuance of occupancy permits shall be subject to strict compliance with Borough Zoning Ordinance, § 27-314, pertaining to off-street parking. Permits shall be denied to occupants not complying with requirements of said ordinances.
[Ord. 327, 9/1/1976, § 3; as added by Ord. 469, 7/12/2000, § 4]
The Code Enforcement Officer of Manor Borough, or his/her designated representative, is hereby empowered to enter onto private property within the Borough to inspect said property to determine if there is compliance with the provisions of this part, state and local building codes, and federal, state and local laws pertaining to and/or regulating hazardous waste, hazardous and/or toxic material(s), garbage, debris, harmful solvents and any materials or conditions constituting a nuisance within the provisions of local ordinances.
Such inspection shall be preceded by reasonable notice to the occupant of at least 24 hours prior thereto. This notice provision is waivable by the occupant.
If noncompliance with the provisions of this part appears to constitute a nuisance, or any condition, structure, or improvement poses a threat to the health, safety or welfare of the citizens of Manor Borough, then he shall issue a written notice pursuant to the provisions of this part, and shall have the authority to order its/their removal.
[Ord. 327, 9/1/1976, § 4]
The Borough Secretary may prepare a form report entitled "Status of Occupancy Report" which form report may require that information set forth above and such other pertinent information that the Council by resolution may direct the Borough Secretary to incorporate into the said report form. The failure to have such report forms, however, shall not excuse the obligation of lessors to provide the information required herein.
[Ord. 327, 9/1/1976, § 5; as amended by A.O.]
Any lessor violating any of the provisions of this part or who furnished false information to the Borough or who uses a false name or address in any report required by this part, 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 together with reasonable attorney fees 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 part continues or each section of this part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.