Ellis Ordinance Information
(last update December 2016)

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Government Code Chapter 12.75 (commencing with Section 7060 et seq.) permits owners of residential rental property to withdraw said property from rent or lease and evict tenants for this purpose while permitting local entities to impose restrictions, conditions and requirements upon property which is so withdrawn.

State of California, Government Code Sections 7060-7060.7

Berkeley Municipal Code (B.M.C.) Chapter 13.77 (Ellis Implementation Ordinance) [Ordinance No. 7,012-N.S.]  

Letter from the Rent Board explaining requirements and procedures for removal of property from the rental market pursuant to the Ellis Act.  

Table: Forms and sequence for complying with the City of Berkeley's Ellis Implementation Ordinance