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Expedited Bill No.
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Concerning: Landlord-Tenant Relations
- Duties of Director - Licensing of
Rental Housing - Fees
Revised:
06/20/2017
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Introduced:
May
16, 2017
Enacted:
June
20, 2017
Executive:
June
29, 201
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Effective:
July
1, 2017
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Laws of Mont. Co.
2017
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsors: Council President Berliner and Councilmember EIrich
Co-sponsor: Councilmember Hucker
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
(1) require the Director of Housing and Community Affairs to provide certain advocacy
services and assistance to tenants;
(2) set the amount of the annual license fee per dwelling unit for each dass of rental
housing; and
(3) generally amend the law related to landlord-tenant relations.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 29, Landlord - Tenant Relations
Sections 29-6 and 29-20
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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EXPEDITED BILL
No. 17-17
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Sections 29-6 and 29-20 are amended as follows:
29-6. Duties of Director.
In addition to any other power, duty, or responsibility assigned in this Chapter,
the Director has the following duties:
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The Director must provide advocacy services and assistance to tenants in
relation to their rights under this Chapter.
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29-20. Fees.
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[The County Executive must establish an annual license fee per dwelling unit
for each class of rental housing license by regulation under method (3) in an amount
sufficient to pay the costs of administering this Chapter.] The annual license fee per
dwelling unit is:
(a)
for.§: Class
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multi-family rental facility license:
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(1)
$44.00 per dwelling unit in an apartment complex or an accessory
apartment approved
by
special exception; and
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$59.00 per dwelling unit for all others;
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for .§: Class
single-family rental facility license, $101.00 per dwelling
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for .§: Class
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accessory apartment license $101.00 per unit.
The Executive may establish .§: higher annual fee
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regulation in an amount
sufficient·to
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the costs of administering this Chapter,
Sec. 2. Expedited Effective Date.
The Council declares that this legislation
IS
necessary for the immediate
protection of the public interest. This Act takes effect on July 1,2017.
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EXPEDITED
BILL
No. 17-17
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