Posts Tagged ‘vacant building’

Receivership: A New Tool for Addressing Vacant Problem Properties in North Carolina

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Municipalities across North Carolina have long employed code enforcement tools to address problem properties and abandoned structures. A prior blog post describes the code enforcement options for repair and maintenance of commercial buildings. A book on housing codes describes the code enforcement options for residential structures. A bulletin describes local government authority to carry out […]

Maintenance of vacant or neglected commercial buildings: options for NC local governments

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

UPDATE 2021: Some statutory provisions referenced in the original post were relocated to new Chapter 160D of the North Carolina General Statutes, effective January 1, 2021. This post has been updated with the new statutory references. The downtown buildings in the Town of Old Well have “good bones.” The structures lining the four downtown blocks […]