A method by which the City takes action to remove or correct a violation. Abatement is used for:

  • Removing signs posted illegally in the public right-of-way
  • Removing inoperative vehicles from private property
  • Removing stagnant water from private pools and ponds
  • Repairing plumbing problems resulting in raw sewage
  • Correcting dangerous building conditions that are an immediate threat to life safety

Some abatements may involve inspection warrants and orders from the court to correct (abate) a violation

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