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Sample Demolition by Neglect Ordinances

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Reviewed Date: May 30, 2017

Original Author: 
Broughton, Jeff
Date Created: 
May 1, 2014


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

Sample Demolition by Neglect Ordinances

Summary: 
MTAS was asked to provide examples of demolition by neglect ordinances to aid the city in adopting a similar ordinance as a regulatory tool to cause the repair of historic structures within the community.

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