Rental Property Resources
Ordinances 1165 and 1273 requires every homeowner considering Avalon Borough their permanent residence to submit an annual Census/Occupancy Report.
Census may be returned by:Fax: 412-761-5953 OR E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 412-761-5820 ext. 1003 RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES FIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONSFire Safety Inspections must be completed every 4 years for each unit in a building.If the tenant changes within those 4 years, the apartment must be reinspected within 30 days of the new signed lease.This requirement is defined in Ordinance #1357. Fire Safety Inspections are $75/unit as defined in Resolution #1132.
If you have not already been contacted, please make arrangements with the Avalon Borough Administration Office to have your rental property undergo a Fire Safety Inspection and obtain your Rental Operating License. You may call the Administration Office at 412-761-5820 for additional information or return to the Home page of our website for the forms. TENANT REGISTRATIONOrdinance #1356 establishes the fees for the registration of each apartment at that rental location. Tenant Registration is due by May 1st Landlords, please be aware that Ordinance 1273 and Ordinance 1356 requires every owner, landlord, manager or agent for an owner who rents or leases a dwelling unit in the Borough of Avalon to any tenant for a period of time in excess of thirty days, shall provide the following information. This includes all properties that are not owner-occupied. If the property is vacant it is still a requirement of the owner to notify the Borough of the status of the property.
A. The dwelling unit or rooming unit number or street address.B. Names of all tenants to occupy such dwelling or rooming unit.C. Mailing address of the dwelling or rooming unit.D. Period of time for which the rental is made.E. The agent, if applicable, that is responsible for the dwelling or rooming unit in the absence of the owner of record. Those fees are based on the number of units in your building:
1-3 units per property Fee: $25/unit
4-10 units per property Fee: $20/unit
10+ units per property Fee: $10/unit VACANT Properties Fee: No Charge (form still needs completed) Click here for the Landlord Tenant Registration application form.
Commercial property, as defined by the ordinance, includes office buildings, industrial property, medical centers, retail stores, restaurants, multifamily housing buildings with (5) or more residential units, warehouses, commercial garages, and places of worship.
FIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONSFire Safety Inspections must be completed annually for each commercial building. If the tenant changes at any time, the commercial property must be reinspected within 30 days of the new signed lease. Fire Safety Inspections are $100/unit as defined in Resolution.
If you have not already been contacted, please make arrangements with the Avalon Borough Administration Office to have your commercial property undergo a Fire Safety Inspection and obtain your Rental Operating License. You may call the Administration Office at 412-761-5820 for additional information or return to the Home page of our website for the forms.
Click here for the Fire Safety Rental Operating License inspection application.
Ordinance #1357 - Fire Safety Inspection Ordinance
Ordinance #1273 - Tenant Registration Ordinance
Property Sales & Refinance Procedures - (UPDATED 5/2021)
Ordinance #1305 - Ordinance requiring procedures for property sales. Occupancy/Fire Safety Inspection Checklist