International Property Maintenance Code
This code establishes minimum standard for occupancy. It is construed to secure the beneficial interest and purposes thereof which are public safety, health and general welfare through structural strength, stability, sanitation, adequate light, ventilation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards. This code is used most often when a tenant or other person is occupying a residential structure.
Property Maintenance Code
All building or structures, both existing and new, and all parts thereof, shall be maintained in safe and sanitary condition. This code provides for the maintenance of buildings and its premises.