Placarding and Tenant Notification Requirements 

The ordinance requires that:

  • A placard be posted on all URM buildings that reads: “This Building is an Unreinforced Masonry Building. Unreinforced Masonry Buildings may be unsafe in an event of a major earthquake.”
  • The building owner must notify existing tenants that the building is an unreinforced masonry building, and unreinforced masonry buildings may be unsafe in the event of a major earthquake.
  • In addition to a placard, every lease or rental agreement entered into or renewed after the timeline for placarding noted below, must contain a statement that: “This Building is an Unreinforced Masonry Building. Unreinforced Masonry Buildings may be unsafe in an event of a Major Earthquake.”
  • Building owners must record an agreement not to remove the placard and acknowledgment of compliance with tenant notification requirements.

The ordinance requires URM owners to post a placard according to the following timeline:

  • Publicly-owned buildings: On or before January 1,2019
  • Non-profit buildings: On or before November 1, 2020
  • All other buildings: On or before March 1, 2019 
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