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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 15.122 Division VII Renting Rooms to Minors

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DIVISION VII. OFFENSES BY OR AGAINST MINORS

Chapter 15.122
Renting Rooms to Minors

Sections:

15.122.010Written consent.
15.122.020Applicability.
15.122.030Penalty for violation.

15.122.010 Written consent.

No owner or general agent shall rent any room, rooms, apartment or any building or portion of a building or structure used or intended for use as a dwelling to a minor under the age of eighteen years without first securing the written consent of the minor’s father or mother or, if deceased, his legal guardian or, if none, his next of kin over the age of twenty-one years. The owner or general agent shall keep the written consent and exhibit it upon the demand of the police. (Ord. 55117 1, 1968: 1960 C. 666.010.)

15.122.020 Applicability.

This chapter shall not apply to rentals for the purpose of providing a place of abode for a spouse or child of a married minor under the age of eighteen years, nor to rentals in hotels or motels or to boarding or rooming houses where the owner or manager resides on the premises. (Ord. 55117 2, 1968: 1960 C. 666.020.)

15.122.030 Penalty for violation.

Any owner or general agent of rental property who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than ninety days or by both fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 55117 3, 1968: 1960 C. 666.030.)

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