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Addressing Dilapidated Structures and Saving Historic Buildings

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Reviewed Date: July 27, 2021

Original Author: 
Broughton, Jeff
Jones, Josh
Date of Material: 
May 14, 2014

Historical preservation--Municipal ordinances
Code enforcement--Building demolition

Addressing Dilapidated Structures and Saving Historic Buildings

When demolition is not a desired outcome, adoption of a slum clearance ordinance or adoption of a demolition by neglect ordinance may allow the city to address dilapidated structures in the downtown and save historic buildings.


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