Common Council approves big fines for vandalism to vacant buildings

May 5, 2012   // 0 Comments

The Common Council has approved an ordinance establishing a penalty of $1,000 to $5,000 per violation for vandalizing a vacant building and causing more than $500 damage to the property.   Alderman Willie C. Wade, the primary sponsor of the ordinance (file # 111512 – approved Wednesday, April 11 by the Council), said there is “a direct and significant relationship” between the vandalizing of...

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