Report 2015-134 Recommendation 25 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 #25 To: Pasadena, City of

To ensure that it conducts its resale record inspections and completes the reports in a timely manner, Pasadena should establish a process to monitor its ability to meet its established time goals from application date to report issuance, such as developing a reminder report or using an automated feature of its database. Pasadena should also document the date the report is issued on the resale record report and in its database.

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 informing staff of the process to enter the date the report is issued on the resale record report and add the report issuance date in the City's land management system. 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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