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Ayden, NC

Ayden commissioners amend town's vacant building code “As you recall, when we first looked at the ordinance, I said I hoped we never collected a single $1,000 fee because the idea was to increase activity downtown,” Langley said. “I believe we’ve motivated owners. I...

Montgomery, AL

City of Montgomery, AL The City of Montgomery, AL agreed to reconsider a vacant property ordinance. Previously rejected in March. Next hearing scheduled for May 21, 2019....

Watertown, NY

Watertown may require registration & fees for vacant properties City Manager Rick Finn says it's a way to be proactive and not only keep track of the number of vacant buildings, but also inspect them and hold owners responsible for repairs. "We really want to...

Village of Fayetteville

Fayetteville opens hearing on vacant buildings Proposed legislation focuses on vacant commercial buildings along with required registration, fees and duties of property owners with respect to maintenance. “I’m supportive of it,” Marguerite Ross, a village resident,...

AuSable Township

AuSable Township - Discussed proposed vacant property registration ordinance. Read the details below. http://www.iosconews.com/oscoda_press/news/article_994367ea-6b7f-11e9-97e0-8fd05798a12f.html

New Jersey

New Jersey - The legislation requires a creditor that institutes a foreclosure proceeding on residential property to provide contact information of a person deemed responsible for the care of the property with the summons and complaint in Superior Court, and with the...