Florida, Illinois, New YorkJanuary 17, 2019
VPR Ordinance Enacted in RockfordThe City of Rockford, Ill., enacted vacant property registration requirements on January 14, 2019. The ordinance requires registration within 30 days of a building being identified as vacant by a code official on a semi-annual basis.
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NOTE: Updated from a 1/3/19 post.
VPR Ordinance Enacted in PenfieldThe Town of Penfield, N.Y., enacted vacant property registration requirements on January 4, 2019. The ordinance requires registration within 10 days of default.
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Oakland Park Ceases VPR EnforcementEffective January 11, 2019, the City of Oakland Park, Fla., has ceased enforcement of its abandoned real property registration requirements.
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Royal Palm Beach, FL The Village of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., has amended its property registration ordinance to include an increased annual fee of $200 (previously $150). Visit the village website.
Sparta Township, NJ Sparta Township, N.J., has enacted property registration requirements within 30 days of vacancy. An initial registration fee of $500 has been included and renewals will be…