Report 2015-134 Recommendation 19 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 #19 To: Pasadena, City of

To ensure that property owners correct violations in a timely manner, Pasadena should follow through with its enforcement policies, such as issuing notice letters.

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 did not issue a memorandum 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 the Planning and Community Development Department will issue a memorandum directing staff to schedule follow-up inspections and issue non-compliance letters or warning notices if violations are not corrected. Training with staff will be held to review this administrative change to the City's Residential Occupancy Inspection Program.

  • Estimated Completion Date: June 2016
  • 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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