Report 2015-134 Recommendation 30 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 #30 To: Pasadena, City of

To ensure that it conducts its resale record inspections and completes the reports in a timely manner, Pasadena should establish a method to identify those inspections that have inspection dates requested by property owners.

Agency Response*

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

  • Response Type†: Annual Follow Up
  • Estimated Completion Date: 01/01/2018
  • 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 City's Department of Information Technology will create a field to capture requested inspection dates in the city's land management system. When available, the Interim Director of the Planning and Community Development Department will issue a memorandum informing staff of the field's location in the database and staff will be directed to track and note property owner requested inspection dates in the appropriate field. The City anticipates reporting completion of this item due at the six month interval.

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