Cracking Down On Condemned Buildings

In June, the city of Hazard issued 45 notices to building and property owners that had buildings that were not up to code. In 2018 the city created a codes board to oversee that buildings were maintained.The notices gave owners the chance to fix the code violations or show the provide the city plans to fix the violations.In the last couple days, officials in Hazard began cracking down on properties that are still not up to code.”In order to get businesses here, in order to get people to move back here we’re gonna have to do this,” said Police and Fire Commissioner Tony Eversole.One of the first properties condemned was a building along Memorial Drive near downtown Hazard.

Source: MG News

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