Report 2015-134 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report 2015-134: Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs (Release Date: March 2016)

Recommendation #16 To: Pasadena, City of

To ensure that property owners correct violations in a timely manner, Pasadena should develop a work plan by July 2016 to identify and address its enforcement backlog by April 2017, so that the city is up to date with its enforcement actions, such as issuing notice letters and monitoring property owners' actions to resolve violations. Pasadena's work plan should also include updating the completion status of the violations so unresolved violations can be identified and monitored for subsequent correction.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From November 2017

The City of Pasadena is evaluating the viability of the Occupancy Inspection Program.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 01/01/2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending


1-Year Agency Response

The City of Pasadena is evaluating the viability of the Occupancy Inspection Program with the FY2018 budget.

  • Estimated Completion Date: July 1, 2017
  • Response Date: May 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Pending


6-Month Agency Response

The City is re-evaluating administrative changes to the Occupancy Inspection program. The Director of the Planning and Community Development Department had staff begin to address the backlog. A formal work plan has not been developed as mentioned in the 60-day report.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2017
  • Response Date: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

The Interim Director of Planning and Community Development will direct staff to identify and develop a work plan by July 2016 to address the backlog by April 2017. The City will provide a progress report of this item due at the six month interval.

  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2017
  • Response Date: May 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2015-134

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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