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The Sacramento Bee
Beer Run: To re-establish its relevance, Ruhstaller must make improvementsessentially shut down Ruhstaller’s charmingly rustic tasting room at its hop fa
Beer Run: To re-establish its relevance, Ruhstaller must make improvements
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 hours ago
essentially shut down Ruhstaller’s charmingly rustic tasting room at its hop farm near Dixon because of permitting and building code issues. With nine idle employees and tens of thousands of dollars invested in the facility, the company’s... Read more
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BC Local News
Old fire hall price reduced by $99,000mechanical issues, he added. "Inside the building, because of the age of the b
Old fire hall price reduced by $99,000
BC Local News / Posted 15 hours ago
mechanical issues, he added. "Inside the building, because of the age of the building…when you go in it, there's a lot of building code issues," Jones said. "I went through it with a building inspector and nobody could even get a permit to occupy... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Susan B. English shop to soon reopenas bringing it up to code. “The building met the code it was constructed under
Susan B. English shop to soon reopen
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
as bringing it up to code. “The building met the code it was constructed under — however, it would not have met current building code as now sprinklers are required for educational facilities,” Lyon said. The shop was built with reinforceable... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rulesaway from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Th
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rules
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
away from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). The council took up amendments to the model building codes. The local amendments made to the Fuel Gas Code were the result of staff reaction to a lightning fire at the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rulesaway from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Th
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rules
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
away from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). The council took up amendments to the model building codes. The local amendments made to the Fuel Gas Code were the result of staff reaction to a lightning fire at the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rulesaway from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Th
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rules
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
away from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). The council took up amendments to the model building codes. The local amendments made to the Fuel Gas Code were the result of staff reaction to a lightning fire at the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rulesaway from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Th
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rules
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
away from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). The council took up amendments to the model building codes. The local amendments made to the Fuel Gas Code were the result of staff reaction to a lightning fire at the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rulesaway from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). Th
Council supports settling DOJ suit, loosening transportation rules
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
away from a national standard for corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST). The council took up amendments to the model building codes. The local amendments made to the Fuel Gas Code were the result of staff reaction to a lightning fire at the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Abraham's tenants may have to vacate after city fines controversial property owner $2.1 millionControversial property owner Billy Abraham has been issued a $2.1 million penal
Abraham's tenants may have to vacate after city fines controversial property owner $2.1 million
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Controversial property owner Billy Abraham has been issued a $2.1 million penalty for building code violations at one of his properties in Downtown by the City of El Paso. Abraham will also have to fix a slew of violations within 30 days to avoid... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
City shuts down General Iron scrap yard, but owner vows to reopenshafts have been secured, and ownership is meeting with the Department of Build
City shuts down General Iron scrap yard, but owner vows to reopen
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
shafts have been secured, and ownership is meeting with the Department of Buildings this afternoon to begin addressing the building code violations,” she said in an email today. Ald. Brian Hopkins, whose 2nd Ward includes the General Iron... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
City commits to new DCC poolon April 26. A modernized Harbour Pool will address a $1 million universal cha
City commits to new DCC pool
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted yesterday
on April 26. A modernized Harbour Pool will address a $1 million universal change room (built in 2017), while the updated building code deficiencies, interior and amenities upgrades would happen in 2024. It is projected to have a net operating... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
City rewarded for fire station projectto incorporate measures in new construction projects that exceed the minimum en
City rewarded for fire station project
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
to incorporate measures in new construction projects that exceed the minimum energy efficiency required by the Ontario Building Code. During the design phase of the fire station project, the Orillia Power Corporation (OPC) enlisted its roving... Read more
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The Hindu
Fire audit of all museums, libraries in the pipelineThe Hindu that fire audits for most public buildings and important museums were
Fire audit of all museums, libraries in the pipeline
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The Hindu that fire audits for most public buildings and important museums were done long ago, according to the National Building Code. “Until now, the focus of fire audits was on fire exit, etc, which were people-centric. However, in the new... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario to create agency to oversee climate-change goals, draft plan showshelping homeowners and businesses install solar panels or geothermal systems an
Ontario to create agency to oversee climate-change goals, draft plan shows
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
helping homeowners and businesses install solar panels or geothermal systems and undertake retrofits, and by changing the building code to require renovations and new construction to make buildings more energy-efficient. It would buy offsets to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Train station revamp moving ahead in LibertyvilleWe just have a basic station." The contract is for a not-to-exceed amount of $
Train station revamp moving ahead in Libertyville
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
We just have a basic station." The contract is for a not-to-exceed amount of $49,500 and requires Swanson to review building code requirements, attend review and approval meetings and to prepare architectural drawings, a construction budget... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fire at bio-diesel plant in Visakhapatnam SEZ put outState Disaster Response and Fire Services, T A Tripathi, said BFL had no fire s
Fire at bio-diesel plant in Visakhapatnam SEZ put out
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
State Disaster Response and Fire Services, T A Tripathi, said BFL had no fire safety systems as prescribed in the National Building Code, 2005. In his report to the Government, Tripathi said required safety distance between the storage tanks was... Read more
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dna
Fire at bio-diesel plant in Visakhapatnam SEZ put outState Disaster Response and Fire Services, T A Tripathi, said BFL had no fire s
Fire at bio-diesel plant in Visakhapatnam SEZ put out
dna / Posted 2 days ago
State Disaster Response and Fire Services, T A Tripathi, said BFL had no fire safety systems as prescribed in the National Building Code, 2005. In his report to the Government, Tripathi said required safety distance between the storage tanks was... Read more
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Wilson County News
Appraisal district board votes to resume constructionof a new one. Work had ceased after roofing material acquired for the project
Appraisal district board votes to resume construction
Wilson County News / Posted 2 days ago
of a new one. Work had ceased after roofing material acquired for the project was found not to meet Floresville’s building code. Board members made their decision during an executive session and did not address the roofing material in the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma business brief for April 27The Oklahoma Insurance Department this week reminded insurance companies to cov
Oklahoma business brief for April 27
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
The Oklahoma Insurance Department this week reminded insurance companies to cover roof repairs that meet state or local building codes. The agency issued the bulletin to insurers after receiving multiple consumer complaints. “These requirements... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Older mobile homes banned from Rancho Tehamadifficult time establishing regulations, Williams said. "They haven't had an e
Older mobile homes banned from Rancho Tehama
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
difficult time establishing regulations, Williams said. "They haven't had an election in 11 years on their (version of a building code)," he said. Others, however, opposed it. Susan Carpenter, a Corning broker, wrote that homes built since 1995... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Insulating houses keeps children out of hospitalproperties without any insulation, or homes with existing insulation in ‘unreas
Insulating houses keeps children out of hospital
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
properties without any insulation, or homes with existing insulation in ‘unreasonable condition’, to meet the current 2008 Building Code. These changes are a start, but leave the majority of the rental stock with insulation still at the much lower,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Good opportunities to act now on climate changebuildings can be retrofitted to improve energy balance and power-hungry applian
Good opportunities to act now on climate change
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
buildings can be retrofitted to improve energy balance and power-hungry appliances replaced. The report suggests the Building Code and standards on energy efficiency for both buildings and appliances could be strengthened.The use of fossil... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Julie Chambers: Pool law changes will see little lives slip awaypassing the Building (Pools) Amendment Act which will remove the Fencing of Swi
Julie Chambers: Pool law changes will see little lives slip away
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
passing the Building (Pools) Amendment Act which will remove the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act, put pool fencing into the building code and dramatically increase the risk of children drowning in home pools and garden ponds. Please take special... Read more
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TribLIVE
Return of Clean-Up Day in Plum attracts nearly 200 volunteersbeen touched.” “This is our community. Everyone that lives here needs to make
Return of Clean-Up Day in Plum attracts nearly 200 volunteers
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
been touched.” “This is our community. Everyone that lives here needs to make a vested effort into improving it,” borough Building Code Official Heather Oravitz said. “To try and stop these issues of dumping and garbage and junk. The more people... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Traffic Tickets Drive Surge of Fines in Bull ValleyValley include traffic tickets, DUI penalties and vehicle impound fees. Penalti
Traffic Tickets Drive Surge of Fines in Bull Valley
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Valley include traffic tickets, DUI penalties and vehicle impound fees. Penalties against property owners for things like building code violations also are included in the village’s tally, but they make up only a small portion of total fine... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Senate committee hosts hearing in response to Berkeley balcony collapseCity and state agencies presented their responses to the balcony collapse regar
Senate committee hosts hearing in response to Berkeley balcony collapse
The Daily Californian / Posted 4 days ago
City and state agencies presented their responses to the balcony collapse regarding investigations on building code compliance and stricter construction requirements at the Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development’s hearing. “It’s... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Don't take chances with New York City's crane operatorspermitted to operate cranes. For decades, New York City has had such a rigorou
Don't take chances with New York City's crane operators
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
permitted to operate cranes. For decades, New York City has had such a rigorous system; it is required under our building code. Crane operators licensed by the Department of Buildings are some of the best in the world. That is not luck,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Former Rossford mayor suing city over house2014 meeting do not reference the 'settlement agreement.'" Mr. Bauer was found
Former Rossford mayor suing city over house
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
2014 meeting do not reference the 'settlement agreement.'" Mr. Bauer was found guilty of 360 counts of violating the Ohio Building Code in 2012 in Perrysburg Municipal Court in connection with the house on Glenwood. He was fined $15,000. The Wood... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Convention moved from Wilmington due to HB2the state. Furthermore they say they are, “committed to designing solutions an
Convention moved from Wilmington due to HB2
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
the state. Furthermore they say they are, “committed to designing solutions and working through legislative processes and Building Code adoption to ensure we can provide true equal access to public restroom facilities for all. And it is also our... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
ShelterIsland Justice Court reports$93 for a seat belt violation. Justine and Jerrell Watts of Shelter Island wer
ShelterIsland Justice Court reports
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
$93 for a seat belt violation. Justine and Jerrell Watts of Shelter Island were fined $500 for a violation of the town building code that requires a permit be obtained before work commences on any structure. Thirteen cases were adjourned to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Earthquake survivors left stranded in Nepal as red tape stops aid flowingthree times that. To get the remaining 150,000 rupees, families have to start
Earthquake survivors left stranded in Nepal as red tape stops aid flowing
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
three times that. To get the remaining 150,000 rupees, families have to start constructing a house, following a seven-step building code. While meant to ensure new houses are earthquake resistant, the regulations, drawn up with advice from foreign... Read more
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RTE News
Committee to hear of Berkeley regulation changesBuilding Standards Commission voted to assemble a committee to examine the fact
Committee to hear of Berkeley regulation changes
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
Building Standards Commission voted to assemble a committee to examine the facts of the case and to see where the building code needed to be updated. Investigations have shown that the balcony collapsed because the wooden joists holding... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Editor’s column: Carbondale can preserve its authenticitylinked. Voting down bigger retail developments, resisting every proposed rental
Editor’s column: Carbondale can preserve its authenticity
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
linked. Voting down bigger retail developments, resisting every proposed rental project and then passing a stringent green building code all play a role in making it harder for folks of average income to stay in town. “We’re not a gated... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Treatment facilities go residentialup to code and planning in the hopes of having the facility ready to go by the
Treatment facilities go residential
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
up to code and planning in the hopes of having the facility ready to go by the end of the summer. "There are a lot of new building code rules that kicked in during 2013, so right now, I have an architect in there spacing out everything to bring it... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Preparing for the Big Onemost successful ways to protect against seismic activity. The most important pa
Preparing for the Big One
Namibia Economist / Posted 5 days ago
most successful ways to protect against seismic activity. The most important part of Japan’s approach remains its stringent building code, says Naoshi Hirata of the Earthquake Research Institute (ERI) at the University of Tokyo. For decades Japan... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh garment owners want Rana Plaza trials finished soonestfrom the rubbles, most of them maimed. The same day police initiated two cases
Bangladesh garment owners want Rana Plaza trials finished soonest
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 days ago
from the rubbles, most of them maimed. The same day police initiated two cases— one for murder and the other for violating building code, which await indictment hearings. A year after the collapse, the Anti Corruption Commission started another... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Homes can be built to avoid wind damage — but no codes, inspectors in some rural countiesmonster tornado in 13 years, Mayor Glenn Lewis had had enough. He pushed to ma
Homes can be built to avoid wind damage — but no codes, inspectors in some rural counties
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
monster tornado in 13 years, Mayor Glenn Lewis had had enough. He pushed to make Moore the first U.S. city to beef up its building code for tornadoes and require new homes to withstand 135 mph winds — in the same way California homes are built to... Read more
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The Express-Times
For taxpayer who can't get in city hall, help is on the wayWhen Easton built its new city hall, the building code didn't require automatic
For taxpayer who can't get in city hall, help is on the way
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
When Easton built its new city hall, the building code didn't require automatically-opening front doors. If the door can be opened by exerting 5 pounds or less of force, it can remain manual, Chief Codes Administrator Stephen Nowroski said Friday.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Energetic energy billfor liquefied natural gas export terminals. Unfortunately, the House bill reje
Energetic energy bill
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
for liquefied natural gas export terminals. Unfortunately, the House bill rejects energy conservation by rejecting building code provisions that would produce it. And it would ease construction of gas pipelines through national parks and... Read more
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The Post-Journal
CODE Operating Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Programcondition. Typical work that will be done includes electrical upgrades, smoke d
CODE Operating Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program
The Post-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
condition. Typical work that will be done includes electrical upgrades, smoke detectors, roof, windows, foundations and building code issues. Morris said no cosmetic rehabilitations will be done to the houses selected. The homeowners can... Read more
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Daily Press
April 23 Letters: Hampton School Board, internet taxes, political partiesbill. There is not a Republican or a Democratic way of responding to house fire
April 23 Letters: Hampton School Board, internet taxes, political parties
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
bill. There is not a Republican or a Democratic way of responding to house fires, keeping the streets safe, enforcing the building code, or raising the funds to pay for the various services that the state requires localities to offer (and to pay... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
First glimpse into South Bend's homeless housing projectmay have over 30 apartment units in it, but it doesn't feel institutional," sai
First glimpse into South Bend's homeless housing project
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
may have over 30 apartment units in it, but it doesn't feel institutional," said Burns. "It feels welcoming like a home." Building code requires the main entrance to be on the back side of the building. "It's supposed to feel welcoming and... Read more
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First Coast News
Decaying stucco focus of DR Horton trialon Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville. Homeowners say the developer built structu
Decaying stucco focus of DR Horton trial
First Coast News / Posted 7 days ago
on Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville. Homeowners say the developer built structurally deficient homes that violate Florida’s building code. They are seeking $9 million to repair the buildings. At the start of the trial, lawyers joked with jurors... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pelty's Pizza adds family flavor to Williamstownlast year. Working with the property manager, Peltier revamped the former resta
Pelty's Pizza adds family flavor to Williamstown
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
last year. Working with the property manager, Peltier revamped the former restaurant, brought the space up to current building code, and redecorated. And of course the original equipment had to be tested, which resulted in some repair... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintsin rodent activity. But the city’s analysts have also found that areas that ma
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 7 days ago
in rodent activity. But the city’s analysts have also found that areas that make requests for block party permits and building code violations inside a structure have also proven to be predictive of rodent complaints. The city hasn't got its... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Door barricades a step or two away for Southwest Licking schoolsthe FBI and Homeland Security to barricade in the event of an active shooter, t
Door barricades a step or two away for Southwest Licking schools
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
the FBI and Homeland Security to barricade in the event of an active shooter, the district learned from the Licking County Building Code Department that use of the portable door barricades violates Ohio’s building code. The district unsuccessfully... Read more
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CTV News
Regina McDonald’s installs window looking into men’s washroomprivacy, but it isn’t against the law to have one, according to local officials
Regina McDonald’s installs window looking into men’s washroom
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
privacy, but it isn’t against the law to have one, according to local officials. “The City of Regina enforces the National Building Code of Canada. The National Building Code of Canada does allow the window,” said Louise Folk, director of... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Township supervisor calls out state agency for refusing to help distressed residentsthe FOX 17 Problem Solvers because they say the state isn't listening. The iss
Township supervisor calls out state agency for refusing to help distressed residents
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
the FOX 17 Problem Solvers because they say the state isn't listening. The issues include unsanitary septic tanks, building code violations, unpaid water and heat bills and questionable ethics on collecting rent. Emmett Township Supervisor... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaintssurges in rodent activity. But city’s analysts have also found that areas that
Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
surges in rodent activity. But city’s analysts have also found that areas that make requests for block party permits and building code violations inside a structure have also proven to be predictive of rodent complaints. The city hasn't got its... Read more
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