Problem property ordinance passes July 5, 2016

Posted on 07/05/16 No Comments

ICON thanks Alderman Proctor, Alderman McMenamin, the Realtors, and Corporation Council and looks forward to seeing the results in Springfield’s older neighborhoods. This will provide a useful tool for City inspectors and City legal to clean up long-term problem properties.

ICON supports ordinance 2016-099, which updates the Defenses to Code Violations ordinance.  This change targets property owners who manipulate the complaint-driven property inspection and administrative court system by repeatedly violating property ordinances, then fixing the problem just in time to avoid fines.

Read more about this ordinance…