How to obtain a Rental License

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APPLYING FOR A RESIDENTIAL RENTAL DWELLING LICENSE


The owner of a rental property is responsible for applying for the Rental Dwelling License.

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1.)  Fill out, sign and submit a Residential Dwelling License Application. Submit the complete, signed application, along with 
        licensing fee payment (See Chapter 10, Article IV) to our office.
  • We do not accept faxed or emailed applications.  Payment must accompany application.
  • If property is owned by a firm, corporation, LLC or partnership, names of individual members must be listed.
  • If a property is under a trust, name of trustee must be listed as well as name of trust.
  • If a property manager will be present for inspection or Crime Free Multi-Housing seminar, that individual must be listed as a designated agent and must sign the same application.
  • Applications missing signature(s) of owner(s) or agent(s) are not accepted and will be destroyed.
2.)  Schedule an inspection of the rental property by calling 847-202-6673.  Inspections are conducted Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

3.)  Register for and attend aCrime Free Multi-Housing (CFMH) seminar and adopt and enforce a Crime Free Lease Addedum.

When the inspection is approved, and the owner/agent has become certified in the Crime Free Multi-Housing program, the Rental Dwelling License is approved.  The License expires one year from the date of application.

RENEWING A RENTAL DWELLING LICENSE

The Rental Dwelling License must be renewed each year for as long as you operate a rental.  Approximately 60 days prior to your expiration date, you will receive a letter from our office outlining the steps required to renew your license.


 
 

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