[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of South Waverly as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-5-1995 by Ord. No. 7-5-95-6 (Ch. 106 of the 1992 Code)]
All owners of property leased for either residential or commercial occupancy shall annually report the name, home address and social security number of all such residential and/or commercial building tenants. Every owner of said leased units shall be further required to submit a statement of the number of such rental units owned by him per building within the Borough of South Waverly. Such reporting shall occur by January 31 of each new year.
As tenants change from time to time during the course of the year, the owner of such leased property shall report such change within 30 days of each occurrence, regardless of the frequency of the occurrences.
The reporting required by this article shall be made to the Borough Tax Collector at the Borough Tax Office in the Municipal Building or at any other designated place or the Borough Assessor at the Borough Assessor's Office in the Municipal Building or at any other designated place.
The Borough shall provide forms to be used for the registration of tenants of leased properties within the boundaries of South Waverly Borough.
When the owner of real estate subject to the provisions of this article is a corporation, the president of the corporation shall be the person required to make the reports mandated herein. When the owner of real estate subject to the provisions of this article is a partnership or other equity, all of the partners or all of the members thereof shall be the persons required to make the reports mandated herein.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon being found liable therefor, pay a fine of not more than $600, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. If the penalty is not paid, the Borough shall initiate a civil action for collection in accordance with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this article that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense. In addition to or in lieu of enforcement under this section, the Borough may enforce this article in equity in the Court of Common Pleas of Bradford County.