Chapter 12 HUMAN RELATIONS*
Section 12-41 Exceptions to article provisions.
Nothing in this Article shall be construed:
(1) To prohibit a religious organization, association
or society or any nonprofit institution or
organization operated, supervised or controlled by or in conjunction with a religious
organization, association or society, from limiting the sale, rental or occupancy of any dwelling
which it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose to individuals of the same religion
or from giving preferences to such individuals, unless individuals are excluded from membership
therein because of inclusion in a protected category other than religion.
(2) To prohibit a private club not in fact open to the
public which, as an incident to its
primary purpose or purposes, provides a residential housing which it owns or operates for other
than a commercial purpose, from limiting the rental or occupancy of such housing to its
members, or from giving preference to its members, unless individuals are excluded from
membership therein because of inclusion in a protected category other than religion.
(3) To apply to any dwelling occupied or intended to
be occupied by no more than four (4)
families living in units independent of each other, if the owner thereof occupies one of such units
as a residence.
(4) To prevent a person engaged in a business, defined
as a place of public accommodation,
from establishing a dress or appearance code.
(5) To limit the applicability of any reasonable local
or state restriction regarding the
maximum number of occupants permitted to occupy a dwelling.
(Code 1964, §§ 7.2070, 7.2195; Ord. No. 13657 § 1, 5-3-93; Ord. No. 21416, §1, 9-4-12)
(Ord. 21416, Amended, 09/04/2012, Prior Text)