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29.30.005 General.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 180330 and 181699, effective April 25, 2008.) 

A.   An owner may not maintain or permit to be maintained, in violation of this Chapter, any residential property. 

B.   All residential property shall be maintained to the building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical code requirements in effect at the time of construction, alteration, or repair. 

C.   Where construction, alteration or repair has been made to a residential property illegally without benefit of a permit, all work shall be required to meet current requirements of the applicable Oregon Specialty Code as adopted in Sections 24.10.040, 25.01.020, 26.01.030 and 27.01.030 of the City Code.

D.   The specific minimum maintenance standards set forth in Sections 29.30.010 through 29.30.240 shall only apply to residential property that was constructed, altered or repaired before July 1, 1974.  Subsections 29.30.250 through 29.30.290 shall apply to all applicable structures regardless of construction date.