To obtain a rental license for any new or existing residential property, property owners must comply with the Rental Housing Code, Chapter 14, Businesses.
View the Rental Housing Code Chapter 14, Businesses
The property owner is responsible for:
Landlords and Tenants: Rights and Responsibilities
Landlord and Tenants: Rights and Responsibilities (PDF)
Derechos y Responsabilidades de Dueños e Inquilinos (PDF)
If a tenant has concerns regarding the rental property and its compliance to the rental housing code:
Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
If you need service outside of these hours, feel free to contact Building Official Mike Morehouse, 507-645-3021
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