Report 2015-134 Recommendation 6 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 #6 To: Pasadena, City of

To verify that new property owners are aware of the health and safety concerns at their properties and any corrections they need to make, Pasadena should develop a process to ensure that staff sign the inspection certificates and add them to the city's database.

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 Interim Director of the Planning and Community Development Department will issue a memorandum directing staff to sign inspection certificates and add them to the city's land management system. Training with staff will be held to review this administrative change to the City's Residential Occupancy Inspection Program.

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