Posts Tagged ‘Fourth Amendment’

Nuisance Abatement and Local Governments: What a Mess – Part II

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Several years ago I prepared a blog entitled “Nuisance Abatement and Local Governments: What a Mess.” At the end of that blog I promised a sequel to take up several other legal issues related to nuisance abatement and building condemnation. Here is that sequel. One issue concerns the nature of the process that must be […]

Ensuring Local Policy Complies with New Residential Inspections Law

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The city manager of Tooltime, North Carolina, picks up the phone and calls Tim Taylor, the city’s minimum housing public officer and lead housing inspector. “Tim, I understand why you suspended all periodic inspections in Tooltime that did not comply with the new periodic inspections law.  I know we have much less flexibility now than […]