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City working on changes to nuisance law


June 6, 2017

Police Chief Jeff Lynn and City Attorney Robert Snyder are working on updates to the city’s chronic nuisance property ordinance that will more clearly establish timelines for compliance with the code.

The ordinance addresses property where three or more listed offenses occur or where police arrest or cite someone at least three times in a 90-day period. It applies to citations and arrests within 400 feet of a property if the activity is linked to the property.

After the second qualifying offense, the police chief will notify the person responsible for the property and set up a voluntary...

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