Report 2015-134 Recommendation 27 Responses

Report 2015-134: Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs (Release Date: March 2016)

Recommendation #27 To: Pasadena, City of

To ensure that it conducts its resale record inspections and completes the reports in a timely manner, Pasadena should review its time goals by July 2016 for the resale record program and modify them if necessary, factoring in property owners' expectations and staff resources to complete the resale record reports. If applicable, Pasadena should update its policies and procedures to reflect the revised time goals.

Agency Response*

The City of Pasadena is evaluating the viability of the Occupancy Inspection Program.

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Estimated Completion Date: 01/02/2018
  • Response Date: November 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

The City of Pasadena is evaluating the viability of the Occupancy Inspection Program with the FY2018 budget.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Estimated Completion Date: July 1, 2017
  • Response Date: May 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

The City is re-evaluating administrative changes to the Occupancy Inspection program. The Director of the Planning and Community Development Department did not issue a memorandum mentioned in the 60-day report.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Estimated Completion Date: March 2017
  • Response Date: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


Agency Response*

The Interim Director of the Planning and Community Development Department will evaluate the established time goals to determine if any revisions to the time goals are necessary.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: September 2016
  • Response Date: June 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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