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Bangor Daily News
At least 38 dead as earthquake rocks central Italyolder buildings that cannot withstand earthquakes of this magnitude. “The prob
At least 38 dead as earthquake rocks central Italy
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
older buildings that cannot withstand earthquakes of this magnitude. “The problem is that the [earthquake-proof] building code only applies to new buildings,” he said. “To retrofit an old building is a very complex and costly operation.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Building owner in SPD’s toothless trespassing program stuck in ‘Orwellian’ ordealover again that it’s not a priority,” he said. Even that would have been OK, N
Building owner in SPD’s toothless trespassing program stuck in ‘Orwellian’ ordeal
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 hours ago
over again that it’s not a priority,” he said. Even that would have been OK, Nickerson says, except that then the city’s building-code enforcement showed up. Last week the city sent Nickerson an “emergency order” to secure the property, due to... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
City of Columbia to require storm shelters in some new buildingsCOLUMBIA - Major building code changes will go into effect in Columbia starting
City of Columbia to require storm shelters in some new buildings
KOMU Columbia / Posted 16 hours ago
COLUMBIA - Major building code changes will go into effect in Columbia starting October 1, 2016. The city is currently under the 2012 International Code Council (ICC) codes, but Tuesday the Building and Site Development group held a meeting at City... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Green award for Christchurch buildingsBoth buildings feature a highly efficient ventilation system that brings in out
Green award for Christchurch buildings
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
Both buildings feature a highly efficient ventilation system that brings in outdoor air at a rate 50 per cent above Building Code requirements, to provide a healthier indoor environment for staff. "We now manage three landmark office... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
EQ Repairs and Methodology Don’t Meet Building CodeWednesday, 24 August 2016, 11:16 amPress Release: EQCfixMedia Release 24 August
EQ Repairs and Methodology Don’t Meet Building Code
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 hours ago
Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 11:16 amPress Release: EQCfixMedia Release 24 August 2016Documents Reveal With the sixth anniversary of the September... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Near East Side silos to get updates, but neighbors would like them gonethe company is going through the last part of the permitting process with the c
Near East Side silos to get updates, but neighbors would like them gone
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
the company is going through the last part of the permitting process with the city, and noted that there are no outstanding building code violations. "We've been working with the owner because of vandalism and graffiti," said Tony Celebrezze,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
DDA mulls sale of 116 Canda propertyone side and the privately owned 110 Canda St. on the other. The DDA spent $5,
DDA mulls sale of 116 Canda property
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
one side and the privately owned 110 Canda St. on the other. The DDA spent $5,000 to bring the 110 Canda structure up to building code after the 116 Canda demolition was completed. Treado told the DDA in a previous meeting that according to the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Prosecution fails to produce witness in Rana Plaza collapse trial over building code breachthe building. The massive human loss following the collapse led to three cases
Prosecution fails to produce witness in Rana Plaza collapse trial over building code breach
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
the building. The massive human loss following the collapse led to three cases being initiated for manslaughter, breach of building code and another for corruption during its construction initiated by the Anti Corruption Commission. The one over... Read more
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Timmins Times
Reviving Moosonee's tourism industrysure the first super-insulated house maybe in Northeastern Ontario. The walls
Reviving Moosonee's tourism industry
Timmins Times / Posted yesterday
sure the first super-insulated house maybe in Northeastern Ontario. The walls will be 17 inches thick. We know the Ontario Building Code will be at this level in 15 to 20 years, so we're just building into the future.” Both Orecklin and Taipale... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Rent-to-own homes: a win-win for landlords, a risk for tenantsthat did not disclose what repairs were needed, yet set a deadline for making s
Rent-to-own homes: a win-win for landlords, a risk for tenants
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
that did not disclose what repairs were needed, yet set a deadline for making sure the home was up to local housing code. As different tenants move in and out of the same property over the course of years, many homes fall further into... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Local family evacuates home because of gas tubingthe camel's back,” a member of a subsequent investigatory committee told Lubboc
Local family evacuates home because of gas tubing
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
the camel's back,” a member of a subsequent investigatory committee told Lubbock’s City Council. So Lubbock changed their building code, banning the use of yellow CSST in the construction of new homes. But the yellow tubing is still used in... Read more
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Pitchfork
Tom Sachs Explains Frank Ocean’s Endless “Stairway to Heaven”heaven to watch Love Letter to Plywood and How to Sweep— which are the movies t
Tom Sachs Explains Frank Ocean’s Endless “Stairway to Heaven”
Pitchfork / Posted 2 days ago
heaven to watch Love Letter to Plywood and How to Sweep— which are the movies that Frank watched that I made—which are the building code of the studio. You’ll see some connections there. That raises the question: Were there any other stylistic... Read more
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WA Today
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projectsis currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation t
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projects
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
is currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation to this conduct." Under the Building Code, sanctions for violations can exclude companies from tendering opportunities. Hutchinson Builders did not... Read more
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The Age
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projectsis currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation t
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projects
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
is currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation to this conduct." Under the Building Code, sanctions for violations can exclude companies from tendering opportunities. Hutchinson Builders did not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projectsis currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation t
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projects
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
is currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation to this conduct." Under the Building Code, sanctions for violations can exclude companies from tendering opportunities. Hutchinson Builders did not... Read more
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Canberra Times
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projectsis currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation t
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projects
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
is currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation to this conduct." Under the Building Code, sanctions for violations can exclude companies from tendering opportunities. Hutchinson Builders did not... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projectsis currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation t
Construction giant facing rare ban from public projects
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
is currently considering whether to formally recommend a sanction in relation to this conduct." Under the Building Code, sanctions for violations can exclude companies from tendering opportunities. Hutchinson Builders did not... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Town gives ‘tiny house’ family 30 days to move outagreed more analysis was needed about tiny homes and how they should be regulat
Town gives ‘tiny house’ family 30 days to move out
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
agreed more analysis was needed about tiny homes and how they should be regulated. The town uses the International Building Code to regulate development. Minimum size requirements outlined in that code don’t allow homes smaller than 300... Read more
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BC Local News
Rutland Park Society president resignsand its driveway to the City of Kelowna in 2013 for $800,000, money that was to
Rutland Park Society president resigns
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
and its driveway to the City of Kelowna in 2013 for $800,000, money that was to be used to bring the hall up to current building code standards. Since then the city has made some improvements to the park but the hall remains in the same... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Rutland Park Society president resignsand its driveway to the City of Kelowna in 2013 for $800,000, money that was to
Rutland Park Society president resigns
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 4 days ago
and its driveway to the City of Kelowna in 2013 for $800,000, money that was to be used to bring the hall up to current building code standards. Since then the city has made some improvements to the park but the hall remains in the same... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Why some people reported a 10-second earthquake, and others 90-secondconcerned about how the quake affected their properties can breathe a sign of r
Why some people reported a 10-second earthquake, and others 90-second
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
concerned about how the quake affected their properties can breathe a sign of relief - mostly. The university's building codes specialist Darryl O'Brien said buildings constructed after 1996 in accordance with the Building Code of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Never Been Hotter: How regulations factor in to rising home pricesas it will reduce pollution from fossil fuel power plants. We look forward to w
Never Been Hotter: How regulations factor in to rising home prices
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
as it will reduce pollution from fossil fuel power plants. We look forward to working with the building community, building code officials, and cities as they adopt and implement these new common sense standards.” But back at his Dallas... Read more
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The Mendota Reporter
Mendota Reporter Council hires employee, hears complaint15. Alderman Walt Weiland reported that the council had received a letter of r
Mendota Reporter Council hires employee, hears complaint
The Mendota Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
15. Alderman Walt Weiland reported that the council had received a letter of resignation from Dennis Keefe, the city�s building code enforcement officer, which was accepted. Keefe resigned to accept a consulting position with a fire... Read more
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Providence Business News
IYRS building designed to withstand floodingwould evaluate property risk and propose structure adaptations. In new constru
IYRS building designed to withstand flooding
Providence Business News / Posted 5 days ago
would evaluate property risk and propose structure adaptations. In new construction, individual towns have adopted new building codes that require adaptations in design and engineering. Now under construction, the new IYRS building will house... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Steel mesh testing to be strengthenedand Housing19 August 2016 Media Statement Consultation on proposed changes to t
Steel mesh testing to be strengthened
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
and Housing19 August 2016 Media Statement Consultation on proposed changes to the Building Code to strengthen steel reinforcing mesh testing requirements has opened today, Building and Housing Minister Dr... Read more
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Business Wire
Merritt Construction Services Teams up with Holly Poultrylines. In addition, this project is pursuing energy and environmental design in
Merritt Construction Services Teams up with Holly Poultry
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
lines. In addition, this project is pursuing energy and environmental design in accordance with the Baltimore City Green Building Code. Steel is currently being set for the new state-of-the-art USDA poultry processing facility and is expected to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolishedthe Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncomplet
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolished
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
the Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted building in contravention of the building code": Peppermint Grove Shire CEO John Merrick. Photo: Jonathan Barrett "The only reason it needs to come down is... Read more
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CBS News
What homeowners need to know about wildfire coveragelaw and ordinance coverage because that will protect a homeowner in case a rebu
What homeowners need to know about wildfire coverage
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
law and ordinance coverage because that will protect a homeowner in case a rebuilt or repaired home needs to meet new building codes, which generally adds expense to the process. “How would I be covered if I lost my home and there are changes... Read more
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WA Today
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolishedthe Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncomplet
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolished
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
the Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted building in contravention of the building code": Peppermint Grove Shire CEO John Merrick. Photo: Jonathan Barrett "The only reason it needs to come down is... Read more
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The Age
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolishedthe Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncomplet
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolished
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
the Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted building in contravention of the building code": Peppermint Grove Shire CEO John Merrick. Photo: Jonathan Barrett "The only reason it needs to come down is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolishedthe Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncomplet
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolished
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted building in contravention of the building code": Peppermint Grove Shire CEO John Merrick. Photo: Jonathan Barrett "The only reason it needs to come down is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolishedthe Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncomplet
Oswal's $70m 'fantasy home' turned eyesore to be demolished
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
the Oswals. "It needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted building in contravention of the building code": Peppermint Grove Shire CEO John Merrick. Photo: Jonathan Barrett "The only reason it needs to come down is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Oswals, ANZ close to deal as Taj on Swan demolition loomsonly reason it needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted
Oswals, ANZ close to deal as Taj on Swan demolition looms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
only reason it needs to come down is it's a dangerous, dilapidated, uncompleted building in contravention of the building code," Mr Merrick said. The Oswals spent an estimated $40 million on the property and construction work before... Read more
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The Record
Wellesley neighbours raise new barn on ruins of oldFor those questioning building permits. Building permits are issued pursuant to
Wellesley neighbours raise new barn on ruins of old
The Record / Posted 7 days ago
For those questioning building permits. Building permits are issued pursuant to the Prov. Building Code Act. This Act provides a “Conditional Permit” to be issued. Provisions for a Conditional Permit can be viewed under the “Construction and... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Low-cost tiny homes could help alleviate the housing shortagewith the city planning department. Staff helped move their plan through the pip
Low-cost tiny homes could help alleviate the housing shortage
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 7 days ago
with the city planning department. Staff helped move their plan through the pipeline by adopting an updated international building code provision this spring to allow for 70-square-foot habitable rooms and pulling up the existing-but-underused... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Barn venue owner seeks border swaptraffic. They also revoked approval given several months earlier for agricultur
Barn venue owner seeks border swap
The Toledo Blade / Posted 7 days ago
traffic. They also revoked approval given several months earlier for agricultural use status exempting the former barn from building code compliance and fire department inspections and permits. Mr. Wheeler went to court to fight the township... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
SHA failures show Govt housing policy in tattersloopholes and bringing in a capital gains tax (excluding the family home), rest
SHA failures show Govt housing policy in tatters
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
loopholes and bringing in a capital gains tax (excluding the family home), restricting overseas investors, and fixing the Building Code,” Mrs Turei said.ends © Scoop Media Morgan Foundation - Climate Cheats II: The Dozen Dirty BusinessesAuckland:... Read more
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Business Wire
LiquiTech Launches New Website and Brand Image, Reflecting Broader Mission of Complete In-Building Water Securityfiltration at the point of entry, as well as point-of-use filters for showerhea
LiquiTech Launches New Website and Brand Image, Reflecting Broader Mission of Complete In-Building Water Security
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
filtration at the point of entry, as well as point-of-use filters for showerheads, sink taps and ice machines. New building code standards established by ASHRAE and fully endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have... Read more
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FOX News
What Is a Manufactured Home? The Next Step Beyond Mobile Homesmanufactured homes built today are also highly regulated. "These are homes bui
What Is a Manufactured Home? The Next Step Beyond Mobile Homes
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
manufactured homes built today are also highly regulated. "These are homes built entirely in the factory under a federal building code administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development," says Daugherty. HUD regulates everything... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Emmaus discusses outdoor fire ordinanceManager Shane Pepe clarified the borough ensured it was in compliance with the
Emmaus discusses outdoor fire ordinance
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
Manager Shane Pepe clarified the borough ensured it was in compliance with the International Fire Code and the borough building code. Council President Brent Labenberg expressed support for the ordinance. "I'm happy with the compromise," he... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
‘Don’t sell’ the city’s old fire hallVenditti. Reid said Venditti is helping out “purely as a volunteer and a resid
‘Don’t sell’ the city’s old fire hall
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Venditti. Reid said Venditti is helping out “purely as a volunteer and a resident of Welland.” “He’s done a complete building code assessment, a preliminary building assessment and put some numbers as to what it will cost,” she said. The... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
‘Don’t sell’ the city’s old fire hallVenditti. Reid said Venditti is helping out “purely as a volunteer and a resid
‘Don’t sell’ the city’s old fire hall
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 8 days ago
Venditti. Reid said Venditti is helping out “purely as a volunteer and a resident of Welland.” “He’s done a complete building code assessment, a preliminary building assessment and put some numbers as to what it will cost,” she said. The... Read more
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Welland Tribune
‘Don’t sell’ the city’s old fire hallVenditti. Reid said Venditti is helping out “purely as a volunteer and a resid
‘Don’t sell’ the city’s old fire hall
Welland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Venditti. Reid said Venditti is helping out “purely as a volunteer and a resident of Welland.” “He’s done a complete building code assessment, a preliminary building assessment and put some numbers as to what it will cost,” she said. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Don’t expect much from cheap solar stick lightsin the test. Solar lights that cost $6 each or less offered no more than a dim
Don’t expect much from cheap solar stick lights
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
in the test. Solar lights that cost $6 each or less offered no more than a dim glow. Most of them only just met the Building Code requirement for emergency exitways. That’s not enough to highlight steps, changes in height or other tripping... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A healthy office is a happy officeofficial certification or not. “The thing to remember is that WELL and LEED an
A healthy office is a happy office
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
official certification or not. “The thing to remember is that WELL and LEED and most other ratings systems are not like a building code,” said Mark Hutchinson, vice-president of green building programs at the Canada Green Building Council. The... Read more
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asianage
Make telecom a must civic infrastructurebe required to be included by the builder while applying for completion certifi
Make telecom a must civic infrastructure
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
be required to be included by the builder while applying for completion certificate,” said Vodafone. It said that national building code/building bye-laws should reserve legal rights of all TSPs to access the common infrastructure facilities to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopian Civil Engineering Giant - Emeritus Prof. Alemayehu TeferraI was an active member. I was also the first elected president of the Addis Aba
Ethiopian Civil Engineering Giant - Emeritus Prof. Alemayehu Teferra
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
I was an active member. I was also the first elected president of the Addis Ababa University. Many say that the building code of our country is changing from time to time. Is it true? Yes, it is very true. The first building code was... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Board hires district leaderEnvironmental Protection. In other business, the supervisors unanimously approv
Board hires district leader
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Environmental Protection. In other business, the supervisors unanimously approved to reappoint Jeff Brooks to the township Building Code Board of Appeals for another term of five years. The Jersey Shore Borough Council unanimously approved... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Unitary Plan means no more excuses for Govtto make the Unitary Plan work properly by building affordable homes, cracking d
Unitary Plan means no more excuses for Govt
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
to make the Unitary Plan work properly by building affordable homes, cracking down on property speculators, fixing the Building Code, and investing in public transport.“National will have to stop blaming Auckland Council, planning rules, and... Read more
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ajc.com
Cobb, Smyrna plan code enforcement sweepvehicles and other violations. AJC file photo Code officials are looking for s
Cobb, Smyrna plan code enforcement sweep
ajc.com / Posted 10 days ago
vehicles and other violations. AJC file photo Code officials are looking for such violations of city ordinances as building code violations, unsafe structures, work without a permit, zoning violations, trash, tall grass, parking in yards,... Read more
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