Council to Consider Ordering Remedial Action on Residential Property
Prince George, B.C. – Mayor and Council for the City of Prince George have made it clear, they are cleaning up the City and have closed or ordered remedial action to a number of properties. This evening, they will consider ordering remedial action on a residential property on Norwood Street.The bungalow, located at 1769 Norwood, is in disrepair and needs to be either repaired or demolished says the report from Planning and Development.
The report to Council calls for approval of an order to the property owner to take a number of actions:
- to repair the front and rear steps and decks, cinder block foundation, and roof, repaint the building, cut and remove all long grass and overgrown vegetation, or
- to demolish the damaged structure;
- to remove all debris from the demolition to an appropriate disposal site; and
- level the site
If the property owner fails to comply, then the City will undertake the work and recoup the costs through taxation.
The order would set September 10th as the date for the property owner to meet the conditions of the order.
Council has approved several remedial actions in the past including the Lombardi Trailer Park, the Willow Inn and the Connaught Inn.