Report 2015-134 Recommendation 32 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 #32 To: Pasadena, City of

To ensure that the resale record fees it charges is appropriate, Pasadena should finalize its formal fee study by April 2016.

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

Pasadena previously reported in its six-month response that it had partially implemented this recommendation and would begin a new citywide cost of service study in Fall 2016 and reevaluate the Occupancy Inspection Program Fee as part of the citywide fee schedule. However, it is now evaluating the viability of the program, so the status of the recommendation's implementation is pending.


6-Month Agency Response

The Planning and Community Development Department presented its FY2017 proposed budget to the City Council as part of the City's annual budget adoption process. The Occupancy Inspection Program fee was discussed. The City's Finance Department will begin a new citywide cost of service study in Fall 2016 and reevaluate the Occupancy Inspection Program Fee as part of the citywide fee schedule.

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

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


60-Day Agency Response

The Planning and Community Development Department presented its FY2017 proposed budget to the City Council as part of the City's annual budget adoption process. The Occupancy Inspection Program fee was discussed. The City's Finance Department will begin a new citywide cost of service study in June 2016 and reevaluate the Occupancy Inspection Program Fee as part of the citywide fee schedule.

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

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


All Recommendations in 2015-134

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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