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CONSHOHOCKEN — A revised Conshohocken Residential Rental License Permit ordinance was unanimously adopted by Borough Council Wednesday night despite the objections from a Realtor association representative, a Conshohocken landlord and a Realtor.
The ordinance established permit fees and inspection fees for each apartment, required landlords to have a resident agent within 12 miles of the leased building and provided penalties for landlords if tenants violate a detailed list of conduct.
“Council has been considering the revised rental ordinance for more than a year. It creates different classes of licenses and provides for a biannual inspection,” said Solicitor Michael Savona. “We have a requirement that landlords have a designated rental agent. Conshohocken will have a very comprehensive and cutting-edge rental license ordinance.”
Borough Manager Fran Marabella said there were more than 2,000 rental apartments in the borough.
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