Changes Could Come to Inspections of Rental Property within Sikeston City Limits

Residents, who own rental property within the city of Sikeston, could see changes on when rental houses are inspected within the city. Changes to the rental ordinance will be presented to the City Council to be read  on July 29, 2019. There were many changes made to the ordinance including, getting rid of the tenancy application along with the accompanying fee. If this is approved by the City Council the new fee would be a yearly fee of $50 dollars for all I-25 units and yearly fee of $100.00 for more than 26 units in addition, there will no longer by mandatory to provide the Board of Municipal Utilities certificates of occupancy.. Inspections will be conducted of whole complex at one time.

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