Illinois, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, OhioNovember 21, 2018
VPR Ordinance Enacted in HeyworthThe Village of Heyworth, III., enacted vacant property registration requirements on October 18. The ordinance requires registration within 10 days of default inspection regardless of occupancy/foreclosure status.
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VPR Ordinance Enacted in KnowltonThe Township of Knowlton, N.J., enacted on vacant property registration requirements on July 9. The ordinance requires registration within 30 days of vacancy.
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VPR Ordinance Enacted in Parma HeightsThe City of Parma Heights, Ohio, has enacted vacant property registration requirements. The ordinance requires registration upon six months of vacancy.
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VPR Jurisdiction Updated for Fulton CountyEffective immediately, vacant properties contained in unincorporated areas of Fulton County (excluding Fulton Industrial Blvd.) and South Fulton, Ga., are to be registered with the City of South Fulton.
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VPR Ordinance Proposed in St. JosephThe City of St. Joseph, Mo., has proposed a vacant property registration ordinance. If approved, neglected buildings would be turned over to the city for demolition.
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VPR Program Discussed in DeKalbThe City of DeKalb, Ill., held a preliminary discussion for the creation of a vacant property registration program on October 22. It is important to note that at this time, no ordinance has been officially proposed.
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Matteson, IL The Village of Matteson, Ill., is now enforcing its property registration program through a third-party service (Pro-Champs). Registration is required within 10 days of foreclosure…
Merchantville, NJ The Borough of Merchantville, N.J., has amended its property registration ordinance to reflect the following fee increase structure: Initial/First Renewal: $500 2nd/3rd Renewal:…