Rental Inspections http://tristatesradio.com en FM Property Owners Face Fines http://tristatesradio.com/post/fm-property-owners-face-fines <p>Some property owners in Fort Madison are running out to time to comply with the city’s rental inspection program. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 04:09:05 +0000 Jason Parrott 48948 at http://tristatesradio.com FM Property Owners Face Fines Burlington Updating Rental Inspections http://tristatesradio.com/post/burlington-updating-rental-inspections <p>The process of updating the rules for Burlington’s rental inspection program appears to be very fluid at this point.</p><p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:48:10 +0000 Jason Parrott 24818 at http://tristatesradio.com Burlington Updating Rental Inspections Fort Madison Proceeding with Rental Inspections http://tristatesradio.com/post/fort-madison-proceeding-rental-inspections <p>Fort Madison plans to have its new rental property inspection program up and running by July.</p><p>City Manager Byron Smith says Fort Madison is finalizing the forms and documents related to the program.&nbsp; It has already received city council approval.</p><p>Smith says letters will soon be sent to the owners of rental properties throughout the city.&nbsp; He says it will inform them that property registration will get underway in July, with inspections to begin shortly afterwards.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 03:38:36 +0000 Jason Parrott 16014 at http://tristatesradio.com Fort Madison Proceeding with Rental Inspections Rental Inspections in Fort Madison http://tristatesradio.com/post/rental-inspections-fort-madison <p>Fort Madison is moving ahead with the development of an inspection program for rental properties.</p><p>The city council has approved the first reading of an ordinance that would amend the housing code to allow for the inspections.&nbsp; The program was identified as a priority during a recent city goal-setting session.</p><p>It would require every owner of a rental property to register their units with the city by November 1, 2012.&nbsp; There would be a $25 fee for the 1<sup>st</sup> unit and $5 for each additional unit.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 03:46:06 +0000 Jason Parrott 13886 at http://tristatesradio.com Rental Inspections in Fort Madison Fort Madison Considers Rental Inspection program http://tristatesradio.com/post/fort-madison-considers-rental-inspection-program <p>Fort Madison is moving ahead with a proposed rental inspection program.&nbsp; City Manager Byron Smith says the idea is to make sure apartments, duplexes and rental homes are safe.</p><p>He says inspectors could look for smoke detectors, malfunctioning doors and windows and overloaded electrical outlets, among other items.</p><p>Smith says the program would also address a key need for cities like Fort Madison.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 01:18:50 +0000 Jason Parrott 614 at http://tristatesradio.com Fort Madison Considers Rental Inspection program