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Doing Away With Demolition-by-Neglect

05-04-2016 13:02

A clear explanation of affirmative maintenance requirements and demolition by-neglect procedures in historic preservation ordinances as well as recommendations for resolving maintenance problems and enforcing violations under these laws as they arise.



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Author(s):Julia H. Miller
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A 2010 publication, Doing Away with Demolition-by-Neglect, explores the various approaches to this problem in some detail. First, it looks at affirmative maintenance requirements and demolition-by-neglect procedures in historic preservation ordinances. Second, it looks at approaches that may be used to resolve maintenance problems and enforce violations under these laws as they arise. Finally, it examines the role of historic preservation boards in preventing the needless demolition of historic structures under laws designed to protect the public against unsafe buildings.

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