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                                                                     Vacant Property Legislation Report                                                                                                     Ordinance information has been updated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Not Discussed - Not mentioned in the ordinance; call city for details
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pending legislation

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Available Forms
                                                                                                      Compliance                                                 Submit Property                                                                                                                                                 Liability
  Status           City           State        Registry Fee          Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                       Window
                                                                                                                                     Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                    Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                        Submit Deed             Contact Information          (Some Cities may             Post Property                Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ordinance                                Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  not have
  FAILED          Amherst          NY       Measure proposed              N/A           N/A               N/A                           N/A                             N/A                  N/A                        N/A                   No available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 form available                 N/A                           N/A                   N/A             No ordinance was passed                         None                    http://www.zi
                                              and defeated                                                                                                                                                                                   FAILED legislation                                                                                                                                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
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  FAILED          Haverhill        MA               $100                  N/A           N/A               N/A                           N/A                             N/A                  N/A           Health & Inspections Services,     No form available                 N/A                           N/A                   N/A             Haverhill Vacant Property                                               http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                         bdufresne@cityofhaverhill.com, 978- FAILED legislation                                                                                            Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      374-2325                                                                                                                                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
  Passed          Alameda          CA       Bill for fee mailed to        N/A            Not        w/in 90 days of       Council may impose fees or               Not discussed        Not discussed Building & Inspections Dept, phone         Requested                 Not discussed                Not discussed          Not discussed      Alameda Boarded Building &        A bill for fee sent to owner; applies to http://www.zi
                                                     owner                            discussed    apparent vacancy                  lien                                                                        510-747-6850,                   (3/2/2009)                                                                                          Monitoring Ordinance             buildings vacant over 90 days; fee pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                       buildingofficial@ci.alameda.ca.us                                                                                                                                               waiver with 1) building permit, 2)    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        building meets code reqs & is             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     marketed for sale, lease or rent, 3)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      economic hardship, or 4) building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    only temporarily unoccupied by owner



  Passed           Albany          GA               N/A                   N/A            Not        w/in 10 days of               Not discussed                    Not discussed        Not discussed           Francine Richardson        For a copy, contact             Not discussed                Not discussed          Not discussed   Albany Vacant Property Ordinance                     None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                      discussed    apparent vacancy                                                                                      (FRichardson@dougherty.ga.us) or     LPS Industry                                                                                                                                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Robert Carter in Code Enforcement      Relations                                                                                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (229-438-3913)                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
  Passed           Albany          NY          $250 for < 1 yr                                       w/in 30 days of         Vacant Property Court                  Yes-24 hour                            Division of Buildings & Codes;    Albany Registration           Not discussed                                       Not discussed   Albany Vacant Property Ordinance http://albanyny.gov/_files/VacantBuild http://www.zi
                                             vacancy; escalating                                         vacancy                                                                                          Buildings (518) 434-5165; Codes          Form                                                                                                                                 ingRegistryBrochure.pdf        pinfo.com/se
                                           fee structure based on                                                                                                                                                  (518) 434-5995                                                                                                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm

  Passed        Albuquerque        NM              annual            Anniversary of      Not        "15 days prior to                                              Not discussed        Not discussed Deborah Nason, Public Information      Registration form             Not discussed             Code Enforcement will     Not discussed      14-3-5-14 of Municipal Code                       None                    http://www.zi
                                                                      registration    discussed       vacating the                                                                                      Officer, phone 505-924-3860,         provided by Code                                           inspect & issue                                                                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                       premises"                                                                                             dnason@cabq.gov                 Enforcement dept                                        needed repairs (due in                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           45 days)                                                                                                              htm

  Passed         Alexandria        VA           $25 - annual         Anniversary of                w/in 12 months of      $50 for failing to register civil    Submit owner or agent                     Code Enforcement Bureau 703-838-    Alexandria                    Not discussed                                                           Sec. 8-1-130 of Alexandria                       None                    http://www.zi
                                                                      registration                      vacancy            penalty (in historic district           contact info                             4360 CITY OF ALEXANDRIA       Registration Form                                                                                             Municipal Code                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                penalty is $250)                                                         CODE ENFORCEMENT BUREAU                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          301 KING STREET, SUITE 4200                                                                                                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (703) 838-4360 FAX (703) 838-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3880


  Passed           Alsip            IL         $100 - annual         Anniversary of      Not       within 30 days of         Each day of violation a          Name, street address & Not discussed Building Department, 708-385-6902 Registration forms                    Not discussed                Not discussed         $500,000 liability Article XVIII, Section 6-600-6-609       SEE ORDINANCE FOR              http://www.zi
                                                                      registration    discussed    apparent vacancy        separate offense; liens for        phone of natural person               ext 326; Building Commissioner -    provided by                                                                           coverage for 1-3         of Alsip Municipal Code      DEFINITION OF "VACANT"; Alarm pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                          repair & foreclosure of liens,      at least 21 yo with office                   Michael Spongberg,             Building                                                                             unit residential;                                       and sprinkler systems must be     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                       etc                         in Cook County                    mspongberg@villageofalsip.org    Commissioner                                                                             $750,000 4-11                                        maintained; building must be secured      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               unit residential;                                         within 30 days of vacancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              higher coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for more units;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $2,000,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                coverage for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               nonresdiential
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   building




  Passed          Altoona          PA      $500 1st yr; escalating      39753            Not         w/in 30 day of                                                                                      Dept Codes & Inspections 814-949-       Altoona                                                                                       Altoona Vacant Property Ordinance                    None                    http://www.zi
                                           fee structure based on                     discussed         vacancy                                                                                                        2456                  Registration Form                                                                                                                                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
  Passed           Anoka           MN          TBD - annual          Not discussed       Not        Within 30 days of      Violation for failure to post           Not discussed        Not discussed Planning, Building & Zoning, phone       No online form       Proof of registration must be    Owner submits vacant      Not discussed      Article III, Sec 48-70 of Anoka                   None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                      discussed   vacancy as defined in            registration;                                                           763-576-2720; Property                                  posted in public view ten days     building plan, to be                                Municipal Code                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                     the ordinance                                                                                    Maintenance Coordinator, 763-576-                              after receipt of registration   completed within 365                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2715.                                                                                   days                                                                                                                htm

  Passed          Arlington        TX       $0 > 1 yr, $420 1-2       October 31         Not        w/in 180 days of      Up to $500 per violation, per            Not discussed        Not discussed Code Compliance, phone 817-459-            Arlington                 Not discussed               Owner submits a         Not discussed        Arlington Vacant Property        Ordinance put on hold (Fee setting http://www.zi
                                              yrs, escalating                         discussed    apparent vacancy                  day                                                                  6777, fax 817-459-6772,            Registration Form                                         maintenance plan                                     Ordinance                             resolution               pinfo.com/se
                                           depending on duration                                                                                                                                           code@arlingtontx.gov                                                                              form;                                                                  (http://www.arlingtontx.gov/citysecret arch/zipcode.
                                                of vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ary/pdf/resolutions/Resolution_2008-        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       241.pdf); $150 re-inspection fee;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.ci.arlington.tx.us/codecom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    pliance/pdf/CodeRangerNewsletter_0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    908.pdf


  Passed           Aurora          CO          TBD - annual            January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of          Prosecution and/or               Name, direct address &    Not discussed       Nancy Sheffield, Director of  Aurora Registration 18" x 24" sign, in font visible at      Bi-weekly inspection     Not discussed    Aurora Vacant Property Ordinance       effective april 4, 2009; a montly    http://www.zi
                                                                                      discussed    apparent vacancy       administrative enforcement          phone of local property                     Neighborhood Services, 15151 E.       Form            45', containing name & 24hr             by property mgr                                                                 inspection required if property     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                    manager                               Alameda Parkway, Fourth Floor ,                     contact number of property mgr                                                                                         occupied but in default; unpaid fees   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Aurora, CO 80012, phone 303-739-                     w/ the words "THIS PROPERTY                                                                                                     assessed to tax bill               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       7280,                                       MANAGED BY" & "TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fax 303-739-7191,                               REPORT PROBLEMS OR
                                                                                                                                                                                                           neighborhood@auroragov.org                            CONCERNS CALL." Sign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              affixed to interior window facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 street or to building exterior


  Passed         Baltimore         MD       $30 per unit for each    September 1         Not          w/in 10 days        1% interest rate & late fees        Yes- must reside w/in city Not discussed     Baltimore Property Registration    Vacant Property                                              Unknown             Not discussed        Baltimore Vacant Property                       None                    http://www.zi
                                           dwelling. A max. of 5K                     discussed                            (see ordinance); possible           or customarily transacts                        Division 410-396-3575         Registration Forms                                                                                             Ordinance                                                       pinfo.com/se
                                             for each owner of                                                             fines up to $500 for each           business in an office in                                                        & Instructions                                                                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                   record.                                                                          offense.                           the City.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Available Forms
                                                                                                Compliance                                               Submit Property                                                                                                                                                     Liability
Status        City          State       Registry Fee          Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                                 Window
                                                                                                                               Penalty
                                                                                                                                                            Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                Submit Deed           Contact Information            (Some Cities may            Post Property                   Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ordinance                               Notes                         Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         not have
Passed      Banning          CA              TBD                January 1          Not        w/in 10 days of           Up to $1000 per month           Name, direct mailing    Not discussed    Code Enforcement Department,             Banning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         available)      18" x 24" sign, in font legible at     Inspection schedule       Not discussed           Banning Vacant Property                         None                     http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed    apparent vacancy                                           address & phone of                       phone (951) 922-3120, fax (951)      Registration Form 45', showing PM's name & 24 hr           not discussed; see                                     Ordinance                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                      property mgmt company                                922-3128,                                       number along w/ the words              code for property                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                      w/in 40 miles of property                                                                         "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                        standards                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BY" & "TO REPORT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CALL." Posted in interior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        window facing street or affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                building exterior.


Passed      Baytown          TX      $250 for $2000 sq ft                          Not         w/in 7 days of           Late payment charge;          Name, address & phone Not discussed        Neighborhood Protection Division        Baytown            A sign at least 12" x 24, 48 pt     Owner submits a           Not discussed           Baytown Vacant Property            city conducts inspection upon      http://www.zi
                                       or less + $3 ea                          discussed   administrator's notice           property lien             of property manager                               281-420-5384                  Commercial          font size, white background w/       maintenance plan;                                       Ordinance                    registration ($50 fee); fencing,   pinfo.com/se
                                       additional 100 ft                                                                                                                                                                             Registration Form     contrasting color letters stating   weekly inspection by                                                               electronic systems or onsite security arch/zipcode.
                                           (annual)                                                                                                                                                                                  (Residential form        "DO NOT ENTER It is a               PM required                                                                       may be required; commercial reg          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     provided by City)          misdemeanor to enter                                                                                                              form (


Passed     Beaumont          CA          $150 annual           January 31          No         w/in 10 days of        $100 first vio.,$200 second,           Yes-24 hour                          City of Beaumont, Department of        Beaumont                                                                                                 Beaumont Vacant Property                         None                     http://www.zi
                                     (temporarily waived)                                    apparent vacancy          and $500 ea. Additional                                                  Code Compliance, 550 E 6th Street,   Registration Form                                                                                                 Ordinance                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Beaumont, CA 92223                                                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm
Passed     Bellflower        CA         TBD - annual            January 1          No        within 10 days of          Misdemeanor violation,         Name, street address, Not discussed    Code Enforcement Division,               No online form       "No Trespassing" signs as           Inspection prior to       Not discussed           Bellflower Vacant Property       Every 6 mos, owner must submit          http://www.zi
                                                                                             apparent vacancy           administrative citations      phone & fax of property               Bellflower City Hall, 16600 Civic                              required and approved by the         Notice of Default;                                        Ordinance                 "Letter of Agency" to Bellflower       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                      manager within 40 miles              Center Drive, Bellflower, CA 90706,                                         City                    monthly inspection if                                                               Public Safety Dept & Lakewood           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                            of the city                      (562) 804-1424 ext. 2284; City                                                                       occupied but in                                                                 Sheriff's Station; additional security        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                           Manager's Office, 562-804-1424 ext                                                                  default; Secured w/in                                                                  measures may be required
                                                                                                                                                                                            2207; Lakewood Sheriff Station,                                                                     72 hrs of vacancy;
                                                                                                                                                                                             phone (562) 623-3500; Public                                                                       Weekly inspections
                                                                                                                                                                                              Safety Dept, (562) 925-0124                                                                      during vacancy, with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   written report
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  submitted each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               month; owner submits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Statement of Intent



Passed      Bellwood         IL     Free initial registration; Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of          Enforcement of violations      Name, address & phone Not discussed Bellwood Building Department (708) Forms provided by A sign, legible from the street,                    Not discussed         Must obtain w/in Ch 153 of Bellwood Municipal Code                       None                     http://www.zi
                                        $50 annual re-          registration    discussed    apparent vacancy                                         of person at least 21 yo                    547-3500 ext 1609              Building        with the owner's & owner's                                                  30 days of                                                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                          registration                                                                                                residing or with office in                                                Department     agent's name, address & phone                                                vacancy. At                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          Cook County, IL                                                                                  number                                                         least $300,000                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for residential &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $1,000,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          other buildings


Passed       Benicia         CA              TBD              Not discussed        Not         w/in 10 days of       1st offense fined up to $100;       Name, phone and          Not discussed         Code Enforcment,                  Benicia      A notice, w/ 2 inch font, showing The property manager             Not discussed       Benicia Vacant Property Ordinance    See ordinance for boarding specs;       http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed          vacancy            up to $1000 for second &         address of designated                    rcore@ci.benicia.ca.us, phone 707-   Registration Form name, phone & address of owner      must conduct bi-                                                                               monitoring program               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                         subsequent offenses          agent living or w/ place of                  746-4275, fax 707-745-4425                                 & designated agent.        weekly inspections &                                                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        business in Benicia                                                                            Conspicously located at building       keep a log                                                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         front and visible from 20 feet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      away


Passed       Berea           OH     $75 foreclosure filing        upon                       w/In 10 days of filing fee increases to $160 after 10 Name, address & phone                               Building Department           Berea Registration                                                                                       Ch 1316 of Berea Municipal Code       Must attach copy of foreclosure        http://www.zi
                                             fee               registration                 foreclosure complaint      days of filing foreclosure   of property manager                                                                    Form                                                                                                                                     complaint with registration form       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                              complaint                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm
Passed      Berkeley         IL              TBD              Anniversary of       Not        w/in 30 days of          $100-$1000 per offense;        name, address & phone     Not discussed    Anita Arroyo, Building Department    No online forms      W/in 30 days of vacancy, affix          Not discussed               at least        For a copy, contact LPS Industry   A building must be secured w/in 30       http://www.zi
                                                               registration     discussed    apparent vacancy        administrative enforcement or     of authorized agent at                        Secretary, 708-449-8840                                 sign to building w/ owner's &                                 $300,000 for                    Relations                       days of registration            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                           court proceeding                  least 21 yo                         Larry DiRe, Village Adminstrator,                         owner's agent's name, address                                  primary units, at                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           708-449-8840                                       & phone, sized & placed in                                 least $1,000,000                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                Don Morris, Building Commissioner,                          location legible from nearest                                   for any other
                                                                                                                                                                                                           630-920-8175                                        public street or sidewalk,                                  building (see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  whichever is nearer                                      ordinance for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             definitions)


Passed    Binghamton         NY      $50+Remain Vacant        Anniversary of       Not        w/in 30 days of        Noncompliance incurs fees &       Name, street adress &    Not discussed   David David Chadwick, Director of  Binghampton                     Not discussed                 Owner submits a          Not discussed         Binghampton Vacant Property                       None                     http://www.zi
                                           $500                registration     discussed        vacancy or                  penalties                 24hr phone of natural                    Building & Construction and Code Registration & Plan                                           vacant building plan to                                  Ordinance                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            notification by Code                                              person                            Enforcement, 38 Hawley Street, 4th     Forms                                                    be completed within                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                Enforcement                                                                                       floor, Binghamton, NY 13901,                                                                       365 days;                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                 phone (607) 772-7004, fax (607)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             772-7162
Passed   Bloomfield Hills    MI              $25              Not discussed        Not       Within 30 days of         $200 for failing to file or   Name, current address, Not discussed       Patrick Krease, Code Enforcement      Bloomfield Hills     A sign at least 18" x 24" & in 72 Inspection due within        Not discussed        Bloomfield Hills Vacant Property   $75 investigative fee for unregistered http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed        vacancy             maintain affidavit; Up to $500   phone, fax & email of                      Officer, phone (248) 644-1520;      Registration Form       pt Arial font showing name &        5 days of filing                                         Ordinance                     buildings, $75 safety and        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                        for all other violations    property manager located                     Building Dept, Office (248) 644-                               24hr contact of property        foreclosure; City                                                                 maintenance inspection, $50 annual arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                      within 30 miles of the                        1520, Fax (248) 644-4813                                     manager with "THIS            conducts Safety &                                                                               reinspection                   htm
                                                                                                                                                             property                                                                                      PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                 Maintenance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR Inspection; property
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CONCERNS CALL." Affix to manager must inspect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          interior of window facing street or   on regular basis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to building


Passed       Blythe          CA         $100 - annual           January 1          Not        w/in 10 days of            Prosecution and/or           Name, office address & Not discussed          Jennifer Wellman, Planning       Blythe Registration A sign at least 18" x 24", legible  Monthly inspection           Not discussed       Blythe Vacant Property Ordinance                    None                     http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed    apparent vacancy         adminsitrative enforcement         phone of property                        Director; 235 North Broadway,             Form         at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr while occupied but in                                                                                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                      manager w/in 40 miles of                  Blythe, CA 92225; phone 760-922-                            contact number of PM with       default; PM conducts                                                                                                           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                             property                            6130 ext 246; fax 760-922-6334                          "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED              weekly inspections                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               BY" & "TO REPORT                during vacancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CALL" Affixed to window facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            street or to building exterior


Passed       Boston          MA         $100 - annual         Anniversary of       Not         w/in 7 days of         $300 for failure to register,     Name & 24 hr contact Not discussed Register with Inspectional Services, Boston Registration    A sign, at front of property &           Monthly inspection        Not discussed       Boston Vacant Property Ordinance                    None                     http://www.zi
                                                               registration     discussed   vacancy submit form      designate property manager,      info of property manager                  phone 617.635.5300, fax               Form           visible from the street, showing            during vacancy                                                                                                            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                         or maintain structure          within 20 miles of the                       617.635.5629,                                  property manager's name & 24hr                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                               property                      ISD@cityofboston.gov, 1010                                   contact phone number                                                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                           Massachusetts Avenue, 5th Floor,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Boston, MA 02118
Passed   Brooklyn Center     MN         TBD - annual          Anniversary of       Not         w/in 30 days of         Violations incur penalties     Name, address, phone & Not discussed             Vickie Schleuning,             Brooklyn Center     Vacant building permit must be         Owner submits a          Not discussed        For a copy, contact LPS Industry   registrations begin 2/1/09; applies to http://www.zi
                                                               registration     discussed          vacancy            outlined in Sec 12-1205 of        email of local agent                        vschleuning@ci.brooklyn-         Registration Form    securely posted on the property         "property plan"                                          Relations               commercial buildings; fee waived w/ pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                 Code                                                                     center.mn.us                                                                                                                                                            approved; plan buildings vacant > 1 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      yr w/o a plan may be subject to         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 demolition;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  http://www.mnsun.com/articles/2008/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   11/17/headlines/740bc20vacant.txt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Available Forms
                                                                                                Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                         Liability
Status        City           State      Registry Fee         Fee Due Date        Prorated
                                                                                                 Window
                                                                                                                                 Penalty
                                                                                                                                                               Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                     Submit Deed           Contact Information (Some Cities may                           Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ordinance                                Notes                      Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    not have
Passed      Burlington        VT     $500 every 90 days      Not discussed          Not        Upon apparent              $50-$500, each day a           Name, address & phone Not discussed Code Enforcement Office, Phone        available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Burlington Vacant                         Not discussed                 Director conducts        Not discussed       Dangerous Buildings & Structures       Fee waived if active marketing,     http://www.zi
                                      (possible waiver)                          discussed       vacancy                    separate offense              of registered agent &             (802) 863-0442, Fax (802) 652-4221 Permit Application                                                        initial inspection,                                     Code                       substantial rehab, or demolition    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                contractor                                                                                                                              orders work to be                                                                      performed (refer to code)        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       done; owner submits                                                                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  plan
Passed      Burnsville        MN      $200 intitial; $100    Anniversary of         Not        w/in 30 days of         Prosecution for unpaid fees            Not discussed          Not discussed   Building Inspections, Jollie Doran,      Burnsville          Must post inside the building a       Enforcement officer      Not discussed           Burnsville Vacant Property      A building w/ automated fire sprinkler http://www.zi
                                       annual renewal         registration       discussed   building vacancy or                                                                                      jollie.doran@ci.burnsville.mn.us,    Registration Form      disclosure informing potential          conducts initial                                       Ordinance               system must have operational system pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              12 months of lot                                                                                       phone 952-895-4444, fax 952-895-                               buyers of code violations,              inspection;                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                   vacancy                                                                                                         4437                                            assessments, or delinquent                                                                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         utility charges;
Passed       Calimesa         CA             TBD             Anniversary of                   w/in 30 days of city       1.3 amd 4.1 of City code         Yes, if owner is located                   Code Enforcement - 909-795-9801          Calimesa                                                                                                 Ch 8.55 of Calimesa Municipal                     None                   http://www.zi
                                                              registration                         inspection                                             more than 80 mi. from                                 Email form                 Registration Form                                                                                                       Code                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             determining vacancy                                             subject property                         to:sandrews@cityofcalimesa.net                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed       Camden           DE        $250 - annual           January 1           No        within 10 days of       $50 per day for citations, civil Name, direct street/office Not discussed      Register with Code Enforcement            Requested          18" x 24" sign, in font legible at    Inspection upon          Not discussed        For a copy, please contact LPS                     None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy         penalties resulting in liens       address, phone of                             Dept; Harold Scott Jr, Code           (6/10/2009)        45', showing PM's name & 24 hr         Notice of Default;                                   Industry Relations                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                        property management                            Enforcement, 302-697-2299,                                   number along w/ the words          monthly inspection if                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                       company within 40 miles                       harold.scott@townofcamden.com                               "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                 default/occupied;                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                            of the property                                                                                            BY" & "TO REPORT                weekly inspections
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                    while vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     CALL." Posted in interior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 window facing street or affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         building exterior.


Passed        Canton          OH        $50 - quarterly         Quarterly           Not        w/in 30 days of         $10 increase in registration        Name & address of         Not discussed Canton Code Enforcement 330-430-      Canton                           Not discussed                   Owner submits          Not discussed       Canton Vacant Property Ordinance        Chief Building Official iniates    http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed         vacancy               fee for each month it is         person responsible for                                7819                Registration Form                                                      building plan                                                                     inspection upon registration       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                delinquent                     compliance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed     Canyon Lake        CA        $130 - annual           January 1           Not      within fifteen days of Administrative penalties, fines Name, business license Not discussed             Register with Special Enforcement     For a copy, please             Not discussed                Inspection within 15      Not discussed        For a copy, please contact LPS     http://www.northcountytimes.com/arti http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed   acquiring foreclosed    as much as $1000 per day        number & 24 hr phone                             Division; Robert Bohan, Special         contact LPS                                               days of acquisition;                                 Industry Relations          cles/2009/04/09/news/californian/can pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    property                                        number of local property                          Enforcement Manager, 951-244-        Industry Relations                                          monthly inspection if                                                             yon_lake/z028bd098aad7f98f882575 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          manager                                           2955; Carol Bivens,                                                                          default/occupied;                                                                         940005831c.txt                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                      cbivens@cityofcanyonlake.com


Passed      Cape Coral        FL     $150 - annual** (see    Anniversary of         Not        w/in 10 days of                Not discussed               Name, direct address,      Not discussed    Community Development, phone           Cape Coral                   Not discussed                Monthly inspections if    Not discussed          Cape Coral Vacant Property        Additional security measures may be http://www.zi
                                            notes)            registration       discussed    apparent vacancy                                            number, fax, email of                      239-574-0566, fax 239-574-0594,       Registration Form                                              occupied but in                                      Ordinance                       required; Ordinance 32-09 to     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          property management                            comdev@capecoral.net                                                                            default; Bi-weekly                                                                     waive/reduce fee for certain    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                company                                                                                                                                 inpsections during                                                                 circumstances under consideration         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             vacancy                                                                     (http://ecape.capecoral.net/sirepub/ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          che/2/gzdb1x55aq2wh445iitjkh45/60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            116510520200904410993.PDF)



Passed      Carbondale        PA      $100 for 6 mo-1yr         Every six          N/A               N/A               $25-$1000 for code violation                N/A                   N/A          Carbondale Township, 570-282-         No online forms                     N/A                             N/A                   N/A                     Unable to locate           http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/v http://www.zi
                                     vacancy; escalating        months                                                                                                                                            3102                                                                                                                                                                   iewiStockNews+articleid_2853397.ht pinfo.com/se
                                        fees based on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ml                    arch/zipcode.
                                         vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm

Passed    Cathedral City      CA         $70 - annual        Anniversary of                    w/in 10 days of                                               Yes 24hr contact                        Code Enforcement 760-770-0340          Cathedral City        Yes 18x24" legible w/in 45 feet                                                       Ch 13.135 of Cathedral City                      None                   http://www.zi
                                                              Registration                    apparent vacancy                                                                                                                             Registration Form                                                                                                 Municipal Code                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed       Chelsea          MA        $100 - annual        Anniversary of         Not           w/in 7 days of          $50 for first offense,          name, phone & mailing Not discussed         Inspectional Services, 617-466-          Requested         A sign at property's front, visible    Property inspection      Not discussed        For a copy, contact LPS Industry                   None                   http://www.zi
                                                              registration       discussed   initiating foreclosure     escalating for subsequent        address of local property                    4130; Director, Joseph Cooney,            2/6/2009          from street, showing property            before filing;                                         Relations                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               or citation by city               offenses                manager (w/in 60 miles of                       jcooney@chelseama.gov                                   manager's name & contact info                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         property, possible waiver                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                                           by building inspector)



Passed       Chicago          IL      $250 - annual - fee    Not discussed          Not       Within 30 days of       Fines of $200-$1000 per day         Name, street address, Not discussed         Dennis Callinan, Department of           Chicago             A sign showing owner's and    Upon registration, the         $300,000 for a           Chicago Vacant Property         http://www.nhlink.net/links/linksub.ph http://www.zi
                                     rises based on code                         discussed    apparent vacancy                                           phone of natural person                        Buildings, (312) 744-3456          Registration Form        property manager's name,      city will conduct an               vacant                    Ordinance                 p?locind=neighborhoodinfo&category pinfo.com/se
                                           violations                                                                                                    at least 21 yo residing or                                                                              address & phone number, visible   interior & exterior            residential                                                  1id=8&linkcategory2id=132        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                             with office in Cook                                                                                   from nearest public street or       inspection                  building;                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                  County IL                                                                                                  sidewalk                                           $1,000,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   any other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    building
Passed      Chowchilla        CA             TBD                January 1           Not        w/in 10 days of                Fees for repair            Name, address & phone Not discussed     Register with Community     Registration forms An 18" x 24" sign, legible at 45                       Monthly inspections       Not discussed          Chowchilla Vacant Property       Additional lighting or inspections or a http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed      acquisition or                                            of local property mgmt             Development, phone 559-665-8615    provided by     feet, showing the name & 24 hr                               by PM                                             Ordinance                   security guard may be required        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              apparent vacancy                                             company (within 40                             ext. 787              Community         contact of PM & the words                                                                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           driving miles of city)                   fax 559-665-7419,        Development Dept "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                                                                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                             communitydevelopment@ci.chowchi                          BY" & "TO REPORT
                                                                                                                                                                                                         lla.ca.us,                             PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CALL." Posted in window or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   affixed to building exterior


Passed      Chula Vista       CA         $70 - annual           January 1           No       w/in 10 days of title                                             Yes-24 hour           Not discussed Planning & Building Department 619-   Chula Vista                           Yes-                        Weekly basis          Not discussed          Chula Vista Vacant Property                      None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                             transfer or vacancy                                                                                               691-5272                Registration Form                                                                                                        Ordinance                                                       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed      Cincinnati        OH         $900/year for       Anniversary of         Not       Within 30 days of       Late fee equal to lesser of reg.        Not discussed          Not discussed Edward Cunningham, Supervisor of           Cincinnati                  Not discussed                   Not discussed          General liability       Cincinnati Vacant Property        Applicant must apply for Vacant      http://www.zi
                                     properties ordered or   date of violation   discussed         Notice              fee or $1000; Lien for failure                                                         Inspections,                 Registration Form                                                                     insurance w/ at                Ordinance                 Building Maintenance License w/in     pinfo.com/se
                                      kept vacated for >1         notice                                                to pay fee, late fee or fines                                               edward.cunningham@cincinnati-                                                                                                least $300,000                                               30 days of order to vacate.       arch/zipcode.
                                      year, escalating for                                                                                                                                         oh.gov, 513-352-1909; Department                                                                                             for residential &                                                                                    htm
                                        each add. Year                                                                                                                                                      of Buildings and                                                                                                      $1,000,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Inspections                                                                                                      commercial/indu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      strial



Passed      Claremont         CA         $70 - annual           January 1           Not        w/in 10 days of        Fines of up to $1000 per day       Contact info for property Not discussed Community Improvement Division,              Claremont          18" x 24" sign, visible at 45 feet, Inspection req prior to     Not discussed          Claremont Vacant Property                View city requirements        http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed    apparent vacancy                                           manager w/in 40 miles of                phone 909-399-5467, fax Fax (909)         Registration Form        showing PM's name & 24hr            notice of default;                                     Ordinance                 (http://www.ci.claremont.ca.us/ps.ind pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                property                                    399-5327                                                contact number with "THIS         monthly inspection if                                                                        ex.cfm?ID=2299)             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                  occupied but in                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                  default; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CONCERNS CALL." Posted on             inspection by PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  interior window facing street or        while vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          affixed to building


Passed   Cleveland Heights    OH         $50 - annual        Anniversary of         Not        w/in 60 days of                Not discussed              Name, street address & Not discussed           Anthony Carbone, Building          For a copy, contact            Not discussed                   Not discussed          Not discussed         1351.33 of Cleveland Heights                      None                   http://www.zi
                                                              registration       discussed         vacancy                                               phone Authorized agent                        Commissioner, 216-291-4900             LPS Industry                                                                                                   Municipal Code                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                         within Cuyahoga County                                                                 Relations                                                                                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Available Forms
                                                                                             Compliance                                                Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status       City         State       Registry Fee          Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                              Window
                                                                                                                             Penalty
                                                                                                                                                          Manager
                                                                                                                                                                               Submit Deed            Contact Information     (Some Cities may          Post Property                             Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ordinance                               Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  not have
Passed     Coachella       CA         TBD - annual          Anniversary of      No         within 10 days of      $250 for 1st citation, $500 for      within 40 miles of      Not discussed  Register with Code Enforcement      available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Requested     18" x 24" sign, in font legible at                Inspection prior to     Not discussed     Ch 8.60 of Coachella Municipal                    None                    http://www.zi
                                                             registration                transfer or apparent      2nd, $1000 for 3rd citation              property                           Dept; Code Enforcement Dept,      (6/10/2009)   45', showing PM's name & 24 hr                     Notice of Default;                                    Code                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                vacancy                                                                                      phone 760-398-4978, fax 760-398-                     number along w/ the words                      monthly inspection if                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                4760; Hector Molina, Code                      "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                              default/occupied;                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Compliance Manager,                               BY" & "TO REPORT                            weekly inspections
                                                                                                                                                                                                  hmolina@coachella.org                         PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                                 while vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CALL." Posted in interior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               window facing street or affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       building exterior.


Passed    Coatesville      PA              N/A              Not discussed       Not       W/in 60 of vacancy                  $250                            N/A              Not discussed    Codes Dir. Damalier Phone: 610-      For a copy, contact            Not discussed                                                           For a copy, please contact LPS     http://www.dailylocal.com/site/news.c http://www.zi
                                                                             discussed                                                                                                                     384-0300                     LPS Industry                                                                                               Industry Relations          fm?newsid=20095181&BRD=1671& pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Relations                                                                                                                              PAG=461&dept_id=17785&rfi=6         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          htm
Passed   Coconut Creek     FL         $150 -- annual        Anniversary of      Not         w/in 10 days of       Issuance of citation or hearing    Direct contact name &     Not discussed Register w/ Director of Development       Available from      A sign at least 10" x 8" showing Biweekly inspections          Not discussed     Coconut Creek Vacant Property       Additional maintenance or security    http://www.zi
                                                             registration    discussed       acquisition or            for code violations           phone of local property                     Services, (954) 973-6756,             Development           PM's name & 24 hr contact            by PM                                              Ordinance                  measurs, such as security guard,      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                vacancy                                              management company                          dstecko@coconutcreek.net                Services           phone number w/ words "THIS                                                                                                  may be required              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (requested         PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                                                                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         3/2/2009)          & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OR CONCERNS CALL."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Posted in window facing street or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  affixed to building.


Passed      Colton         CA         $120 - annual           January 1         No         Within 10 days of         Up to $1000 per day for        Name, street addres, fax       N/A          Register with Code Enforcement           Requested          18" x 24" sign, in font visible at  Inspection prior to            N/A         Colton Vacant Property Ordinance                                           http://www.zi
                                                                                           apparent vacancy                 violations                & phone of property                      (Police Dept); Robbie Bornsheuer ,       (6/24/2009)          45', containing name & 24hr         Notice of Default;                                                                                                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                    manager within 40 miles                         Sergeant, 909.370.5069,                                contact number of property mgr monthly inspections                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        of the property                           rbornsheuer@ci.colton.ca.us                              w/ the words "THIS PROPERTY until vacant; weekly                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MANAGED BY" & "TO                inspections while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              REPORT PROBLEMS OR                   vacant; Owner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CONCERNS CALL." Sign             submits statement of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           affixed to interior window facing           intent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              street or to building exterior


Passed     Columbus        OH      $100 - semi-annual       Every 6 months      Not         Upon Notice of         Civil forfeiture of $100 for        Name of individual      Not discussed    Building Services Division, Tracie    Submit affidavit              Not discussed                   Not discussed           Proof of          Chapter 4711 of Columbus          See Ch 4707 of Municipal Code for http://www.zi
                                                                             discussed   Violation, court order, each day that the req. affidavit   responsible for property                                 Davies,                                                                                                       insurance               Municipal Code                   Securing Vacant Structures       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           or order by "safe          is not filed or is not                                                    Assistant Director, 614-645-7433;                                                                                         against fire &                                       (http://municipalcodes.lexisnexis.com arch/zipcode.
                                                                                         neighborhood review      maintained w/ current info.                                                        Mark Brumenschenkel,                                                                                                 casualty loss                                                  /codes/columbus/)                htm
                                                                                                 board"                                                                                                   Administrator,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          614-645-7433
Passed   Coral Springs     FL         $150 - annual         Anniversary of      Not       w/in 10 days of title   Citations fees from $250 1st Name, mailing address, Not discussed            Code Enforcement Div. 954-344-         Coral Springs     A sign, at least 8"x10", showing Inspection due prior to          Not discussed      Coral Springs Vacant Property                    None                    http://www.zi
                                                             registration    discussed   transfer or apparent      offense to $5K per day per    direct contact name &                             5964; Bernard Pita, Code          Registration Form property manager's name & 24hr        Notice of Default;                                        Ordinance                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                vacancy                      violation         number of "local" property                      Enforcement Supervisor, 954-344-                              contact phone w/ "THIS        monthly inspections if                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                  manager, "local" not                           1191, bpita@coralsprings.org                           PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                occupied but in                                                                                                              htm
                                                                                                                                                         defined                                                                                        "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR               default; bi-weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONCERNS CALL." Affixed to         inspections during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       interior of window facing street or        vacancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            building exterior or post.



Passed   Corpus Christi    TX       $1000 - annual;         Anniversary of      Not       Registration w/in 7      Maximum fine of $2,000.00        A party designated by the Not discussed        Zoning Code Enforcement            No online forms       1 or more signs posted at each Weekly inspection by                             Corpus Christi Vacant Property      Extensive boarding specifications--   http://www.zi
                                   $450.00 inspection        registration    discussed     days of receiving         for violating any code                   owner                                      Administration                                    entrance & on fences. 48 pt font owner or designated                                      Ordinance                   refer to Corpus Christi municipal    pinfo.com/se
                                     fee every three                                         notice by city                 provision                                                                   (361) 826-2489                                      size. The sign must say "It is a  representative                                                                       code (Sec. 13-4008). If other      arch/zipcode.
                                         months                                                                                                                                                                                                            misdemeanor to enter or occupy                                                                                        measures to prevent entry fail, a         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             this building or premises or to                                                                                        watchman may be required.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              remove or deface this notice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Trespassers will be prosecuted."




Passed    Countryside      IL      $30 license fee per      Every 120 days                  w/in 15 days of        revocation of license; fines      Name, address, 24 hr Not discussed                  Building Official,          Registration forms             Not discussed                   Not discussed           $500,000-        Countryside Vacant Property           "Vacant" is unoccupied with        http://www.zi
                                   dwelling unit + $500                                     notification by                                           phone of designated                         hwilliams@countryside-il.org          provided by                                                                        $2,000,000                Ordinance                   violations; $50 reinspection fee;    pinfo.com/se
                                     inspection fee                                       Building Official or                                      agent at least 21 yo w/ a                                                         Building Official                                                                   depending on                                         Building Official may require security arch/zipcode.
                                                                                          apparent "vacancy"                                         permanent address in                                                                                                                                                  the unit size                                        guard; vacant buildings cannot be          htm
                                                                                                                                                         Cook County                                                                                                                                                     (see ordinance)                                        boarded > 6 mos without Building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Official approval
Passed      Covina         CA         $100 - annual           January 1         Not         w/in 10 days of       $1000/day for failure to abate     Name, address, fax &      Not discussed      Nikki Miller, Sr. Management   Covina Registration A sign 18" x 24" large, visible at Weekly inspections by             Not discussed    Covina Vacant Property Ordinance         Effective October 3, 2008         http://www.zi
                                                                             discussed     apparent vacancy               violations                 phone of local property    in ordinance     Analyst, 125 E. College Street,       Form           45', listing property manager's    property manager                                                                                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                      management agency                        Covina, CA 91723, (626) 858-7216,                     name & 24hr contact with "THIS                                                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     nmiller@ci.covina.ca.us                         PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                                                                                                                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      OR CONCERNS CALL." Post
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      on interior window facing street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             or building exterior



Passed      Crystal        MN         TBD - annual          Anniversary of      Not         w/in 30 days of           Abatement costs; civil        Name, address, phone & Not discussed        Anne Norris, City Manager, phone      Crystal Vacant        Registration must be securely         owner submits a         Not discussed    Crystal Vacant Property Ordinance       Effective 6/14/09; see ord. for    http://www.zi
                                    (possible waiver)        registration    discussed     apparent vacancy                penalties                 email of local property                            (763)531-1140,                   Building          posted on side entrance door or,      property plan that                                                               boarding specifications; "artistic" pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                           manager                                anne.norris@ci.crystal.mn.us        Regulations and       if necessary, another entrance       must be completed                                                               boarding possible with permission; arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Forms                          door                      w/in 30 days of                                                              exterior lighting must be maintained;      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    registration;                                                              alarm systems must be maintained in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        "operating condition";


Passed      Dallas         TX      $75 registration plus     Annual from        Not           Not clear in           $500 for first infraction        Name, street address, Not discussed      Dallas Department of Code              Dallas Vacant            A sign, 24" tall x 18" wide,        The director will     Combined bodily Dallas Vacant Property Ordinance   APPLIES TO BUILDING IN THE          http://www.zi
                                   an inspection fee of         date of      discussed     ordinance. See                                                mailing address &                Compliance (214) 670-5708; Bruce               Building           readable day or night, that says       conduct monthly       injury & property                                "CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT"-- pinfo.com/se
                                  $185.64 + ($0.009282        certificate                Article II Sec. 48B-6                                       telephone number of the              Benedict, Director of North Central        Registration Form      "Vacant Building" in 2 3/8" tall x     inspections. No       damage limits of                                    refer to ordinance for definition. arch/zipcode.
                                   x total square feet of     issuance                                                                              owner's authorized agent              Building Inspection, (214) 670-7297                              2" wide black lettering, along with   discussion of owner           at least                                    Vacant building plan due within 30        htm
                                       building area                                                                                                 and a person or persons                                                                                 the contact information of the           obligations.        $1,000,000 for                                   days of registration. North Woodall
                                   excluding stairwells,                                                                                                to contact in case of                                                                              authorized agent in 1" high black                             each occurrence                                      Rodgers Freeway/east Central
                                     elevator shafts &                                                                                              emergency. Must be able                                                                                      letters, all on a yellow                                  & $2,000,000                                     Expressway/South R.L. Thornton
                                    mechanical rooms)                                                                                                  to arrive within 1 hour                                                                                        background.                                              annual                                         FWY/West Stemmons FWY.
                                                                                                                                                      after notification by city                                                                                                                                             aggregate.
                                                                                                                                                      emergency personnel.                                                                                                                                                    Updated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            certificate of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          insurance due
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              every six
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              months.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Available Forms
                                                                                               Compliance                                               Submit Property                                                                                                                                                       Liability
Status         City           State      Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                Window
                                                                                                                               Penalty
                                                                                                                                                           Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                Submit Deed            Contact Information            (Some Cities may               Post Property                Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance                               Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          not have
Passed        Danville         IL      $50 for residential;   Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of         Late fees for failure to pay;   Name, address & phone Not discussed         Property Maintenance Inspection -        available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        No online form               Not discussed              Building plan required      Not discussed       For a copy, contact LPS Industry              http://www.news-             http://www.zi
                                      $100, non-residential    registration    discussed    apparent vacancy           $500 for lack of rehab         of responsible person                               (217) 431-2274                 (requested                                                                                                         Relations              gazette.com/news/local/2008/10/29/t pinfo.com/se
                                          (see notes)                                                                    progress after 1 yr                                                                                              4/8/2009)                                                                                                                                wo_landlords_object_to_danvilles_va arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   cant-building_proposal). Fee waived          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   if building marketed for sale or lease.



Passed         Davie           FL        $150 - annual          October 1         Not         w/in 10 days of          maximum of $1000 per           Name, address, fax, e-    Not discussed    Code Compliance, 954-693-8237,       Davie Registration     A sign at least 8" x 10" (but no    Inspection prior to        Not discussed       Davie Vacant Property Ordinance                    None                   http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed          vacancy           offense, maximum of $5000          mail of local property                     code_enforcement@davie-fl.gov             Form               larger than 10 ft) w/ name,        Notice of Default;                                                                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                     for repeat offense of same       manager and of 24 hr                                                                                      address & 24hr phone of         monthly inspection if                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                            code section                  contact entity                                                                                       property manager w/ "THIS           occupied but in                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                default; bi-weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR               inspections during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CONCERNS CALL." Affixed to                vacancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            window interior facing street or to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    building exterior


Passed       Dearborn          MI     $25 + inspection fee         N/A           N/A       Residential w/in 180                  N/A                           N/A                  N/A              Building & Safety Division          Dearborn                         N/A                             N/A                    N/A              Ordinance 08-1148 (not yet         Can't find ordinance doc; not yet    http://www.zi
                                       (residential, $150;                                  days of vacancy;                                                                                               313.943.2150               Registration Form                                                                                                   available)                        listed in muni-code           pinfo.com/se
                                       commercial, $200)                                   commercial, w/in 90                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                  days                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         htm

Passed    Deerfield Beach      FL        $150 - annual        Anniversary of      Not        w/in 10 days of           Enforcement by Code        Name, address, number Not discussed Code Enforcement, phone 954-480- For a copy, contact A sign, at least 8" x 10", showing PM must perform bi-                           Not discussed       Deerfield Beach Vacant Property                    None                   http://www.zi
                                                               registration    discussed    apparent vacancy        Enforcement Enforcement by & email of local property                   4241,fax 954-422-5848,         LPS Industry        name & PM's 24hr contact         weekly inspections                                                          Ordinance                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                     Code Enforcement Board,            manager                        web.code@deerfield-beach.com         Relations        number w/ the words "THIS                                                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                    Special Magistrate, or County                                                                                          PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY:"                                                                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                            Court Judge                                                                                                     & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               OR CONCERNS CALL:"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Affixed to interior window facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              street or to building exterior


Passed   Desert Hot Springs    CA             $60                                             w/in 10 days of                                        Property Manager located                    Planning Division (760) 329-6411     Desert Hot Springs                                            The property                                Ordinance 83.01 (A)(1) in Desert                   None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                                "going into                                               within 5 miles                                     Ext. 269                 Registration Form                                         management company                                Hot Springs Municipal code                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               foreclosure"                                                                                                                                                                                        must inspect the                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  property weekly to                                                                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ensure its compliance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      with city
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       codes.



Passed         Dover           DE     $250 fees escalate        March 31         Yes       w/in 5 business days             Property Lien            Address & phone of local Not discussed Planning and Inspections (302) 736-           Requested                  Not discussed                  Not discussed              Proof of        Dover Vacant Property Ordinance        Boarding prohibited; Possible fee  http://www.zi
                                      with length of vacant                                    of registering                                           responsible agent                    7010; for registration contact Tim                                                                                               insurance                                            exemptions; Some buildings listed as pinfo.com/se
                                              status                                                                                                                                          Taraila, Building Inspector III, ph                                                                                            required on                                             in Dover are not actually in Dover, arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                             302-736-7014, fax 440-349-1951,                                                                                               registration form                                           contact Tim before registering         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                              ttaraila@dover.de.us (see notes)



Passed        Downey           CA        TBD - annual           January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of          Administrative citations       Name, address, phone & Not discussed         City Manager, (562) 904-7284,           Downey              Must post "No Trespassing           Inspection prior to       Not discussed      Downey Vacant Property Ordinance Owner submits a statement of intent; http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed    apparent vacancy                                         fax of property manager                         bhruden@downeyca.org             Registration Form                 Signs"                  default notice; monthly                                                          boarding requires approval of City  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                     w/in 15 miles of property                                                                                                                  inspection if occupied                                                           Manager; must submit a "Letter of arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 but in default; owner                                                          Agency" to police department every        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 submits maintenance                                                                     30 calender days
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      plan; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   inspection during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  vacancy; submit a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   written inspection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                report to City Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on or before 10th day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of every calender
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         month




Passed        Duluth           MN                             Anniversary of                  w/in 30 days of                    N/A                           N/A                  N/A            Duane Lasley, Building Official     Submit a copy of                   N/A                             N/A                    N/A                    Unable to locate           http://www.ci.duluth.mn.us/city/counc http://www.zi
                                                               registration                       vacancy                                                                                             City Council Secretary          the registered form                                                                                                                                 il/resord06/06-018-o.htm       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                      dlasley@duluthmn.gov             that the Inspector                                                                                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  210 City Hall, 411 West First St.        completed                                                                                                                                                                          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Duluth, MN 55802
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Phone: (218) 730-5300
Passed     East Dundee         IL         $50 - annual        Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of         Violations are civil matters    Contact info for property Not discussed Register w/ Building Dept; Robert          East Dundee                  Not discussed               annual inspection by       Not discussed        East Dundee Vacant Building                       None                   http://www.zi
                                                               registration    discussed    apparent vacancy          pursued in Circuit Court              manager                          Urbanowitz, Building Official, phone     Registration Form                                          "licensed inspection                            Registration Form and Guide                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                      847-426-2822;                                                                              agency," for which a                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                             rurbanowitz@eastdundee.net; Gail                                                                    report filed to Village                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hess, Building Clerk and                                                                           Building Dept
                                                                                                                                                                                             Community Information Specialist,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   phone 847-426-2822,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  ghess@eastdundee.net
Passed       El Monte          CA        $198 + $200          Every 30 days       Not        w/in 10 days of        Administrative penalty up to          Not discussed         Not discussed Code enforcement, phone 626 580-            El Monte           A sign 18" x 24" showing name        inspection date           Not discussed        Ch 8.60 of El Monte Municipal      buildings vacant > 30 days must be http://www.zi
                                       inspection fee &                        discussed    apparent vacancy          $1000 for 1st violation                                                  2085, fax 626-580-2293; program        Registration Form        & 24hr contact of property            required on                                             Code                   actively under repair or marketed for pinfo.com/se
                                      maintenance deposit                                                                                                                                      administrator Beatriz Luque, 626-                            manager, visible at 45 feet, with    registration form;                                                                  sale, lease, rent; monitoring fee for arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                              580-2050, bluque@elmonteca.gov;                               "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED              monthly inspections                                                                 nuisance properties; added fees for         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ch 8.60 of muni code                                        BY" and "TO REPORT             while occupied but in                                                              code enforcement responses; photos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                  default; weekly                                                                     of property due w/ registration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CALL [X] OR CALL THE CITY           inspections while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             OF EL MONTE AT (626) 580-                 vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2050."


Passed         Euclid          OH             $60                                             w/in 10 days of         Failure to notify Housing         Name of property                           Dept. of Communications &     Euclid Foreclosure                                                                                            Euclid Vacant Property Ordinance                    None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                           changes or at time of       Division is a guilty of a      maintenance company                       Economic Development 585 E 222st   Registration                                                                                                                                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            foreclosure filing or     misdemeanor of the 4th          must be supplied to the                          Euclid, OH 44123                                                                                                                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                  vacancy                      degree                    Housing Office                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        htm
Passed       Evanston          IL            $200             Anniversary of      No           w/in 30 days         Minimum fine of $100-$750                                                     Register building with Director of For a copy, please                                                                    $500,000 for a          Evanston Vacant Property        http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache http://www.zi
                                                               registration                                            per day per violation                                                        Community Development; for          contact LPS                                                                            vacant                     Ordinance                :xbWkFx6NUPUJ:www.cityofevansto pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                   questions refer to Maria Cupp,    Industry Relations                                                                      residential                                           n.org/departments/communitydevelop arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Property Standards Division, 2100                                                                                         building of 1-3                                         ment/property/pdf/vacant_buildings_o     htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ridge Ave, Evanston IL 60201-                                                                                                 units;                                             rdinance.pdf+city+vacant+property+r
                                                                                                                                                                                                2798, phone 847-866-2927, fax 847-                                                                                                                                                 egistration+ordinance&hl=en&ct=clnk
                                                                                                                                                                                                             448-8026,                                                                                                                                                                         &cd=44&gl=us
                                                                                                                                                                                                     mcupp@cityofevanston.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Available Forms
                                                                                                 Compliance                                                   Submit Property                                                                                                                                                       Liability
Status         City          State       Registry Fee           Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                  Window
                                                                                                                                   Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                 Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Deed            Contact Information(Some Cities may                         Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ordinance                                 Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     not have
Passed        Everett         MA     $500 if vacant < 1 yr;     November 15         Not      w/in 7 days of iniating $300 for failure to register,         Name, phone & address Not discussed Code Enforcement Task Force, 617- Everett Registration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     available)                    A sign showing name & 24hr           Monthly inspection       Not discussed       Everett Vacant Property Ordinance                     None                   http://www.zi
                                         escalating fee                          discussed     foreclosure or 14        $300 for not identifying           of property manager w/in                        394-222                      Form                        contact number of property           during vacancy                                                                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                      structure based on                                     days of notification by property mgr, $300/week for              20 miles of property                                                                                 manager, visible from street                                                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                         vacancy time                                                 City             not maintaining property                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        htm

Passed       Fairfield        CA     TBD by City Council -        Quarterly        Yes       w/in 10 days of notice                  N/A                       Yes - w/in 60 mi.       Not discussed Fairfield Police Dept. 1000 Webster Fairfield CA Vacant               Not discussed                   Written log of        Not discussed       Fairfield Vacant Property Ordinance                   None                   http://www.zi
                                          quarterly                                                                                                                                                       St. Fairfield, CA 94533 Ph:          Property                                               inspections. Inspect at                                                                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 707/4287551              Registration Form                                           least once every 2 wks                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       htm
Passed   Fairmount Heights    MD     $100 for single-family,         N/A           N/A                N/A                            N/A                   Name, day phone, mailing        N/A         Office of Code Enforcement, phone For a copy, please                     N/A                   Owner must submit               N/A                  Requested (6/10/2009)                           None                   http://www.zi
                                       $200 for multi-unit,                                                                                                  address & position in                      301-925-8585, fax 301-925-8977;       contact LPS                                             Vacant Building Plan                                                                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                            $200 for                                                                                                       corporation of authorized                   Code Enforcment Officer, Mr. Jordin Industry Relations                                                                                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                     commercial/industrial;                                                                                                          agent                             Ukkundo'Oohwaka, (301) 925-8585,                                                                                                                                                                                                htm
                                      fee doubled after two                                                                                                                                                   jordinuk@comcast.net
                                        years of vacancy


Passed       Fall River       MA      $500 for vacancy < 1      November 15         Not        Within 45 days of        $300 per offense/per day for       Name, address & phone Not discussed Department of Community Services, For a copy, please                        Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed         For a copy, please contact LPS      Registration requires map of building http://www.zi
                                     year; escalating fee for                    discussed         vacancy              failing ro register or pay fee;     of person residing in               Division of Inspectional Services,  contact LPS                                                                                                               Industry Relations                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                       vacancy duration -                                                                        Property liens              Commonwealth of                   phone 508-324-2500, fax 508-324- Industry Relations                                                                                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                             annual                                                                                                            Massachusetts                     2570, jbiszko@fallriverma.org                                                                                                                                                                                                        htm

Passed      Farmington        CT     set by council on April         N/A           N/A                N/A                            N/A                             N/A                   N/A                         N/A                    No online forms                   N/A                            N/A                    N/A                     Not yet available                 Takes effect April 16, 2009;    http://www.zi
                                            20, 2009                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       http://www.hometownlife.com/article/ pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           20090409/NEWS06/904090621/102 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3/rss05                    htm
Passed      Farmington        MI         $250 - annual            January 1         No       upon transfer or w/in             Civil infraction                  Name, phone,        Not discussed       Register w/ Code Official; John     Registration forms            Not discussed               Monthly inspection if     Not discussed          Farmington Vacant Property         Inspection due w/in 5 days after filing http://www.zi
                                                                                             10 days of apparent                                            street/office address of                    Koncsol, Building Inspector, (248)    provided by City                                           occupied but in                                        Ordinance                    foreclosure complaint or notice in    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   vacancy                                                 property mgmnt company                                  473-7250,                                                                              default; weekly                                                                     paper; Certificate of Occupany       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           w/in 40 miles of property                      jkoncsol@ci.farmington.mi.us                                                                  inspections while                                                                     required for re-occupation after          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              vacant                                                                                   abandonment
Passed       Ferndale         MI             No fee                  N/A           N/A                N/A                            N/A                             N/A                   N/A         Community Development Services,        No online forms                   N/A                            N/A                    N/A                Ferndale Vacant Property          VOLUNTARY registration of vacant http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                           phone (248) 546-2366,                                                                                                                                Ordinance                  but not abandoned buildings with the pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                             fax (248) 546-4776                                                                                                                                                             Community Development Services arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       department                    htm

Passed    Flint Township      MI              $100                January 1         No          w/in 10 days of             Not to exceed $500                Yes w/in 40 mi. of                        Building Department Phone: (810)     Registration forms                                       PM to inspect weekly                             Flint Township Vacant Property                      None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                               apparent vacancy                                                   property                                          732-1350                  provided by the                                                                                                    Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Township                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       htm
Passed    Fort Lauderdale     FL        $25 for boarding            Upon            Not        Not discussed in                Not discussed                                           Not discussed    Code Enforcement 954-828-5207        Fort Lauderdale        Not discussed in ordinance                 N/A               Not discussed        Fort Lauderdale Vacant Property       A certificate is required for boarding http://www.zi
                                          certificates           registration    discussed        ordinance                                                                                                                                  Boarded Building                                                                                               Ordinance (C-99-70)            the building. Owner submits plan for pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Checklist                                                                                                                                   remedy of violations & for securing arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            doors/windows/openings OR a plan            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              for sale of the property with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             provision that the new owner will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      correct problems


Passed       Franklin         OH              None                  None            Not        Within 10 days of        $150 each day for failure to       Name, address & contact Not discussed          Send notifications to: City of         Send the                  Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed         Franklin Notice of Foreclosure        If property becomes vacant, must   http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     filing foreclosure                comply                     information for property                    Franklin, Attn: Zoning Official, 1      foreclosure                                                                                                      Ordinance                 provide property manager information pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    complaint                                              manager responsible for                      Benjamin Franklin Way, Franklin,         complaint                                                                                                                                             within ten days          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           maintaining the property                     Ohio 45005; Zoning Officer, Don                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Woods,


Passed    Fredericksburg      VA          $25 - annual            January 1         Not       after 12 months of       $50 civil penalty for failure to         Not discussed          Not discussed    Building & Development Services,      No online forms              Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed          Sec. 18-4 of Municipal Code                        None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed          vacancy                       register                                                                     phone 540-372-1080                                                                                                                                                                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                , fax 540-310-0636                                                                                                                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       htm
Passed        Fresno          CA        No fee - annual         Not discussed       Not        within 10 days of        Administrative citation, first      Name, city of Fresno       Not discussed    Code Enforcement Division, 559- Fresno Registration    A sign, visible from street,             Inspection prior to      Not discussed       Fresno Vacant Property Ordinance                      None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     apparent vacancy        violation up to $1000, 2nd up        business license no.,                      621-8400; Bill Ross, 559-621-8512,     Form            showing property manager's                Notice of Default;                                                                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                         to $10,000 and 3rd up to           24hr phone number &                        bill.ross@fresno.gov; Howard Lacy,                   name & 24hr contact with "THIS             monthly inspection if                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                       $50,000 + abatement costs &            mailing address                                     559-621-8429,                             PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                        occupied but in                                                                                                              htm
                                                                                                                          administrative expenses                                                             howard.lacy@fresno.gov                        "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                           default;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CONCERNS CALL." Weather-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             resistant, affixed to inside front
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              window or to building exterior



Passed    Garden Grove        CA         $150 - annual          Anniversary of      Not         w/in 10 days of         Misdemeanor & prosecution           Local (w/in 40 miles of Not discussed        Register w/ Chief of Police; PD      Garden Grove        A sign at least 18" x 24," legible Inspection req prior to     Not discussed         Garden Grove Vacant Property        Payment due to Business Tax Office http://www.zi
                                                                 registration    discussed   transfer or apparent             for violations                   property) property                       Code Enforcement Division (714)      Registration Form    at 45 ft, w/ name & 24hr contact      notice of default;                                     Ordinance                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    vacancy                                                manager's name, phone                                   741-5358,                                       of property mgr along w/ "THIS monthly inspection if                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           (direct & 24hr), address                      CodeEnforcement@ci.garden-                               PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                 occupied but in                                                                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                    & tax ID                                      grove.ca.us                                     "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                 default; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CONCERNS CALL," affixed to           inspection while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      interior window or building            vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                exterior


Passed       Gardner          MA       Unknown - semi-            Every six         Not       When building is or          $300 per day for each           Local address & phone of Not discussed       Building Department, phone: 978-     For a copy, contact When required, sign at least 24"         Not discussed         Submit a copy of          Gardner Vacant Property             A certificate of building closure  http://www.zi
                                           annual                 months         discussed    will become vacant                 violation                   responsible person to                      630-4007, phone: 978-630-4020,          LPS Industry        x 24", 2" lines, visible from                               the certificate to              Ordinance                   issued upon registration. A $5000 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                            contact for emergencies                        fax: 978-632-3313; Richard             Relations      street, reflective background or                                 the Building                                             bond to ensure building maintenance arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Reynolds, Building Commissioner,                            paint, in contrasting colors,                                Commissioner                                               may be required; onsite security for      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ext 8031, rreynolds@gardner-                            showing date of posting & most                                                                                             vacant or abandoned buildings in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ma.gov                                         recent inspection. Affix to                                                                                              complex owned by a single owner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  exterior at or above 2nd floor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 "No Trespassing" sign possible.



Passed       Garland          TX      No registration fee;      Not discussed       Not         Not discussed               If the owner does not           Post:name and contact      Not discussed     Mailing Address City of Garland       Not Required       A weather resistant 3” by 8” sign                                                                                         Bond can be refunded if property is http://www.zi
                                       $2500 refundable                          discussed                             respond, the city files a lien on     information of a local                         Building Inspection Dept.                             must be posted at the property                                                                                           sold or reoccupied, or if there are no pinfo.com/se
                                      bond needed for 2+                                                                the property, which must be         Property Manager with                                P O Box 469002                                                                                                                                                            further unaddressed violations w/in a arch/zipcode.
                                        code violations                                                                 cleared before it can be sold.          24/7 availability.                        Garland, Texas 75046-9002                                                                                                                                                                  12-month period.                  htm

Passed       Geneva           NY         Not discussed          within 90 days      Not       within 90 days of           Appropriate legal action          Name, address & 24 hr      Not discussed     Code Enforcement, Building &        Forms provided by       An enforcement officer may    Owner submits vacant          Not discussed        Ch 264, Article IX, Section 58 of                    None                   http://www.zi
                                                                 of mailing of   discussed   mailing of registration                                          contact number of                         Zoning, phone 315-789-5311, fax          the city                  require a sign for          building plan                                     Geneva Municipal Code                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                 registration                        forms                                                  property manager who                                 315-789-4294                                      nuisance/dangerous buildings    (described in Section                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                     forms                                                                                    resides in or does                                                                                  listing owner name & violations,   264-58B of Code)                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                                               business in the                                                                                       charging owner for expense
                                                                                                                                                                 municipality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Available Forms
                                                                                                    Compliance                                               Submit Property                                                                                                                                                        Liability
Status         City          State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date       Prorated
                                                                                                     Window
                                                                                                                                    Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                      Submit Deed           Contact Information        (Some Cities may                   Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ordinance                                 Notes                         Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            not have
Passed       Gilberts         IL     $200 - annual + $500     Anniversary of        No            w/in 15 days of     Unpaid fees become property          A designated agent at      Not discussed   John Swedberg, Chief Building         a copy, please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For available)              2' x 2' sign showing name,             Chief Building         $500,000 for       For a copy, contact LPS Industry      A security guard may be required;       http://www.zi
                                        inspection fee         registration                     apparent vacancy or liens; $100-$750 per violation,        least 21yo residing in                      Inspector, 73 Industrial Drive,     contact LPS              address & phone of owner,          Inspector conducts           residential                  Relations                   boarding only for six months;         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                 notification by city           per day                        Kane County                          Gilberts, IL 60136, phone 847-428- Industry Relations          plaintiff & plaintiff's attorney.    interior inspection,      building 1-3                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         4167, Fax 847-551-3382                                      Legible from public way           may require building      units, more for                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                plan;              add. Units;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $2,000,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    structures
Passed      Gladstone         MO             None             Not discussed         Not           w/in 45 days of         Minimum $250 for failure to Name, address & phone Not discussed   Code Enforcement - Property  For a copy, contact                               Not discussed                                         Not discussed          Gladstone Vacant Property        http://www.kctv5.com/money/178215 http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed            vacancy            register or update registration; of property management             Maintenance, 816-436-2200,     LPS Industry                                                                                                                       Ordinance                            72/detail.html;          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                              no boarding allowed         company w/in 40 driving         CommunityDevelopment@gladstone      Relations                                                                                                                                                  http://www.gladstone.mo.us/City_Gov arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                              miles of property                        .mo.us                                                                                                                                                                                ernment/minutesagendas.php           htm

Passed       Glendora         CA             TBD                                    Not           w/in 10 days of                Unspecified               Direct contact name & Not discussed               Jeff Kugel, Planning &            Requested                   Not discussed               Inspection req upon       Not discussed          Glendora Vacant Property                         None                      http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed       apparent vacancy                                         number of local property                     Redevelopment Director; Planning        (1/6/2009)                                               Notice of Default;                                     Ordinance                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                              management co                             (626) 914-8214; Redevelopment                                                                  monthly inspections if                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                               responsible for                                  (626) 914-8219;                                                                          occupied but in                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                           maintenance & sale of                          planning@ci.glendora.ca.us                                                                      default; weekly
                                                                                                                                                           property; PM must be                                                                                                                          inspections req
                                                                                                                                                           licensed in Glendora;                                                                                                                            thereafter
Passed       Glenview         IL         $200 - annual        Anniversary of        No           Upon notification by     $100 per violation per day       Name, street address & Not discussed     Register with the Dept of                Provided by the     For boarded buildings, a sign at        Submit a Vacant        $500,000 for 1-3        Glenview Vacant Property             The city will conduct a Code    http://www.zi
                                                               registration                     the Director or within                                    phone of natural person,               Development, phone (847) 904-                     City            least 2' x 2', legible from the        Building Plan          unit residential              Ordinance                  Compliance inspection ($500), fee pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                 15 days of vacancy                                       at least 21 years old, with            4340, Fax (847) 724-1752, 1225                                     public way, showing name,                                       buildings,                                           waived under certain circumstances; arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                            permanent address in                Waukegan Rd., Glenview, IL 60025                                  address & phone of owner &                                        additional                                           additional security measures may be      htm
                                                                                                                                                                 Cook County                                                                                     foreclosure plaintiff & plaintiff's                              insurance for                                                        required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              attorney                                            more units or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    buildings


Passed      Gloucester        MA         $500 for < 1 yr      November 15           Not           w/in 45 days of          Max of $300 per day per        Name, address & phone Not discussed         Building Department      For a copy, contact                         Not discussed                 Not discussed in        Not discussed       For a copy, contact LPS Industry                    None                      http://www.zi
                                       vacancy; escalating                       discussed       apparent vacancy                  violation                  of MA resident                    City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue 01930    LPS Industry                                                              ordinance                                            Relations                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                     fee structure based on                                                                                                   designated as                   Phone 978-281-9774 Fax 978-282-       Relations                                                                                                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                          vacancy time                                                                                                      responsible agent                                 3036                                                                                                                                                                                                                      htm

                                                                                                                                                                                                         William Sanborn, Inspector of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Buildings -
                                                                                                                                                                                                        wsanborn@ci.gloucester.ma.us


Passed     Grand Rapids       MI            No fee             Unspecified          Not          after 30 days + of       Up to $500 and/or 90 days       Must identify a Property    Not discussed Neighborhood Improvement Office,         Grand Rapids         A sign in good repair & visible Owner submits plan &           Not discussed        Grand Rapids Vacant Property         Abandoned/Non code compliant        http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed           abandoned             jail, determined by court       Mananger & submit a                      phone 616-456-316, fax 616-456-         Registration Form     from street containing name &   timeline for rehab; no                                      Ordinance                  vacant properties must be registered. pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                           property rehabilitation                                3453                                           phone number of property owner boarding more than                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                    plan                                                                                            or other responsible person   120 days without work                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    progressing toward
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       reoccupying



Passed      Grandview         MO              $50                  Upon             Not          Within ten days of      Violations of provisions incur    Name, street address,      Not discussed    Nick Workman, Building Official,  Grandview Vacant                  Not discussed               Inspection due within     Not discussed       Article XI of Grandview Municipal                   None                      http://www.zi
                                                               registration;     discussed       apparent vacancy        fine of $50-$500 or possible       fax, phone & email of                                816-316-4825,               Property                                                    15 days of issuing                                         Code                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                 renewal                                                         imprisonment             local (within 45 miles of                     nworkman@ci.grandview.mo.us;     Registration Form                                               Notice of Default;                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                              thereafter not                                                                                city limits) registered                         Community Development                                                                       weekly inspections                                                                                                              htm
                                                                discussed                                                                                      agent & property                       Department, 816-316-4817, fax 816-                                                                  during vacancy
                                                                                                                                                           management company                         316-4809; CDD Director, (816) 316-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     4820,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         cchiodini@ci.grandview.mo.us.
Passed      Greendale         MO              N/A                  N/A              N/A                 N/A                           N/A                           N/A                   N/A                        N/A                     No online forms                     N/A                            N/A                   N/A                      Not available             http://www.greendale03mo.com/siteb http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         uildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/novembe pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ragendaoctoberminutes.doc         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed      Greenfield        CA         $50 - annual           January 1           No             w/in 10 days of           Strict liability offense      Name, direct phone &    Not discussed      Community (Economic?)         For a copy, contact A sign at least 18" x 24", legible             Inspection req upon       Not discussed       For a copy, contact LPS Industry     Fire suppression & equipment must        http://www.zi
                                                                                                inspection or date of                                       address of property                  Development Department, Director -    LPS Industry     at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr                  default; monthly                                        Relations                      be kept in working order           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                       vacancy                                            manager w/in 40 miles of                        Paul Mugan,                    Relations         contact number of PM with                     inspection while                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                 property                           pmugan@ci.greenfield.ca.us                          "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                            occupied but in                                                                                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BY" & "TO REPORT                               default;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CALL" Affixed to window facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           street or to building exterior


Passed       Hanford          CA         $200 - annual          January 1       Yes, but only     w/in 10 days of        Civil penalties and other legal Name, address & phone Not discussed       Register w/ Community      For a copy, contact A sign at least 18" x 24", legible Inspection prior to                         Not discussed       For a copy, contact LPS Industry    additional security measures may be http://www.zi
                                                                                 after July 1    apparent vacancy                  remedies              of property manager w/in            Development, phone 559-585-2580,    LPS Industry     at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr default notice; monthly                                                        Relations                             required;             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                            40 miles of property                     fax 559-583-1633              Relations         contact number of PM with        inspection while                                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED               occupied but in                                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        BY" & "TO REPORT              default; monthly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS               inspection while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  CALL" Affixed to window facing           vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     street or to building exterior


Passed       Hapeville        GA              N/A                  N/A              N/A                 N/A                           N/A                           N/A                   N/A                        N/A                    Hapeville Boarded                    N/A                            N/A                   N/A             Ordinance 2009-04 (requested          Boarding for only three months,  http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Up Property                                                                                                       4/22/09)                  permit and fee required (Ordinance pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Registration Form                                                                                                                                          2009-03)              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         http://www.homerulenews.com/viewn        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ews.php?newsid=9&id=1
Passed   Harrison Township    MI              $50                  Upon             Not           Upon receipt of               Not discussed                 Name, address &        Not discussed Vijay Parakh, Building Official; Cindy      Requested                   Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed      Harrison Township Vacant Property 72 hour compliance time for securing http://www.zi
                                                              notification by    discussed       Notice to Register,                                       telephone of authorized                 Covert, Department Secretary (586)          (7/1/2009)                                                                                                      Ordinance              the structure; "vacant" = unoccupied; pinfo.com/se
                                                                 the city                       which may be posted                                       representative residing in                     466-1430; Marian Rizzo,                                                                                                                                                         "vacant and/or abandoned," as       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                  on the structure                                          the State of Michigan                     Administrative Clerk, (586) 466-                                                                                                                                                 defined by outlined criteria, must be      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1431                                                                                                                                                                             registered


Passed       Hartford         CT         $99 - annual         Not discussed         Not            Not discussed                Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed    License & Inspections Division,          Requested                  Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed        Sec. 9-98A of Municipal Code       http://www.hartfordinfo.org/citycouncil
                                                                                 discussed                                                                                                            phone (860) 757-9200, Fax (860)          (7/28/2009)                                                                                                                                   /docs/02_25_08_Preview.asp
                                                                                                                                                                                                          722-6374 ; to contact code
                                                                                                                                                                                                         inspectors, contact Darlene
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Robertson, phone (860) 757-9213,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           drobertson@hartford.gov


Passed        Harvey          IL     $200 for residential,         N/A              N/A                 N/A                           N/A                 Name, address & phone           N/A          Register with the Planning Dept,     For a copy, please                   N/A                            N/A                   N/A                 Requested (6/10/2009)                          None                      http://www.zi
                                        $1000 for non-                                                                                                    of property management                      phone 708-210-5350, fax 708-210-         contact LPS                                                                                                                                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                      residential; $200 or                                                                                                        company                                            5368                   Industry Relations                                                                                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                     $100 each add. Year                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Available Forms
                                                                                            Compliance                                                 Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status        City         State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                             Window
                                                                                                                             Penalty
                                                                                                                                                          Manager
                                                                                                                                                                              Submit Deed           Contact Information         (Some Cities may                   Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ordinance                                Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    not have
Passed   Harwood Heights    IL     $200 - annual - $500     Anniversary of      No          w/in 15 days of        Penalties for failure to    Contact information for                                                              online forms
                                                                                                                                                                              Not discussed Village of Harwood Heights, 708-867- Noavailable)                A sign at least 2' x 2', legible    Building inspector $500,000 for 1-3 Harwood Heights Vacant Property            Buildings cannot be boarded more      http://www.zi
                                      inspection fee         registration                 apparent "vacancy" register/ comply. $100-$750        property manager, at                                        7200                                            from the public way, showing        conducts compliance unit residential,         Ordinance                                   than 6 months               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                          or upon notification   per violation per day. Real least 21 yo, w/ permanent                                                                                        name, address & phone of            inspection; owner   increases w/                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                         by Building Inspector estate transfer stamp withheld    residence in Cook                                                                                          owner, of plaintiff & plaintiff's       submits vacant     more units;                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                     County, IL                                                                                                         attorney                     building plan   $2,000,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        structures


Passed      Hayward         CA         None - annual          January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of        Up to $1000/day for failing to      Direct contact name,   Not discussed    Glen Martinez, Acting Building  Hayward Vacant                 A sign, at least 8.5"x11", on       Inspection due upon      Not discussed       Hayward Vacant Property            Ordinance includes Monitoring        http://www.zi
                                                                             discussed    apparent vacancy              maintain property              address & phone of                   Official, phone 510-583-4159, fax     Property                 interior of window facing street,       notice of default;                               Ordinance                   Program w/ additional fees (fee of    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                    property manager w/in 40                           510-583-3642,          Registration Form              showing property manager's           weekly inspections                                                             $437 per quarter) & regulations      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        miles of property                  Glen.Martinez@hayward-ca.gov; For                              name & 24hr contact number w/              while vacant                                                                                                          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                     questions, contact                                   "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED
                                                                                                                                                                                           Barbara.Sullivan@hayward-ca.gov,                                      BY" & "TO REPORT
                                                                                                                                                                                                       510-583-4143                                        PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CALL."
Passed      Hinsdale        IL         $100 - annual        anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of         $250-$750 fine per day per       Name, address & phone Not discussed          Robert McGinnis, Building               Hinsdale                   Not discussed                   Not discussed         Not discussed       Hinsdale Vacant Property          Registration statement req for each   http://www.zi
                                                             registration    discussed    apparent vacancy                 violation                of natural person at least                  Commissioner, 630-789-7036,          Registration Form                                                                                               Ordinance                    building, submit to the building    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                       21 yo living or office                  rmcginnis@villageofhinsdale.org                                                                                                                                                             commissioner               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        located in Cook or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                          DuPage county


Passed      Hollister       CA        TBD - quarterly                                       w/in 10 days of                                         Name, address & phone Not discussed Code Enforcement, phone 831-636-             Provided by City               Not discussed                 Inspection by PM        Not discussed   Ch 8.33 of Hollister Municipal Code http://www.pinnaclenews.com/news/c http://www.zi
                                                                                         receiving notification                                     of responsible agent who                           4356                                                                                     every two weeks, PM                                                                  ontentview.asp?c=237260     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              by the city                                            lives or does business                 , fax 831-636-4364; Code                                                                            keeps inspection log                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                    w/in 60 miles of Hollister              Enforcement Officer, Mike                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chambless,
                                                                                                                                                                                         mike.chambless@hollister.ca.gov


Passed       Imperial       CA         TBD - annual           January 1         No         w/in 10 days of        Prosecution or administrative     Name, address & phone Not discussed Jorge Galvan, Planning Manager, Registration forms Sign at least 18" x 24" showing Inspections req prior                          Not discussed   Imperial Vacant Property Ordinance                  None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                               vacancy                   enforcement                   of property mgmnt                phone 760-355-3326, fax 760-355-    provided by        PM's name & 24hr contact         to recording default                                                                                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                    company w/in 10 miles of             4718, jgalvan@cityofimperial.org; Planning Dept     phone w/ "THIS PROPERTY               notice; monthly                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                            property                    Edward Vasquex, Code Enforcment                          MANAGED BY" & "TO               inspections during                                                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                         Officer, phone 760-355-1064, fax                     REPORT PROBLEMS OR               default; weekly, during
                                                                                                                                                                                                   760-355-4718,                            CONCERNS CALL." Affixed to                 vacancy
                                                                                                                                                                                           evasquex@cityofimperial.org;                    interior window facing street or to
                                                                                                                                                                                        codeenforcment@cityofimperial.org                            building exterior



Passed        Indio         CA     $150 registration fee    Annually $100       Not        w/in 10 days of          Administrative penalties              local property    Not discussed      Indio PD, Code Enforcement, 46-       Indio Registration   Yes -See property manager data Weekly inspection by             Not discussed    Indio Vacant Property Ordinance      Monthly inspection for occupied but http://www.zi
                                                              renewal        discussed        apparent                                              management company to                       800 Jackson St. Indio,CA 92201             Form                                             property mgr                                                                       "distressed" property. An inspection pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                     oversee & maintain the                                                                                                                                                                                                     req. prior to recording a “Notice of arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                     property & post a sign                                                                                                                                                                                                    Default”. Must register property once      htm
                                                                                                                                                      identifying a 24-hour                                                                                                                                                                                                         it is discovered abandoned.
                                                                                                                                                       phone number for a
                                                                                                                                                       responsible person


Passed        Ione          CA         TBD - annual         Anniversary of      Not        w/in 10 days of        Administrative enforcement,       Name, address & phone Not discussed Register w/ City Clerk's Office; City            Requested         18" x 24" sign, in font legible at      Inspection upon        Not discussed    Ione Vacant Property Ordinance                     None                    http://www.zi
                                                             registration    discussed    apparent vacancy        monetary penalties, fines up      of property manager w/in            Clerk/Admin Asst, Janice Traverso,              (6/23/2009)       45', showing PM's name & 24 hr           default required;                                                                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                   to $100/day for failure to          45 miles of property             209-274-2412 ext 102, ctyclk@ione-                                   number along w/ the words           monthly inspection if                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                       maintain property                                                 ca.com; Building Inspector /Public                               "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                     in default but                                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                        Works Mgr, Don Myshrall, 209-274-                                       BY" & "TO REPORT                   occuped; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                           2412 ext 105, bldginsp@ione-                                    PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                   inspections while
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ca.com                                                  CALL." Posted in interior                  vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          window facing street or affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  building exterior.


Passed      Iowa City       IA     $50 registration fee +   Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of        Failure to register or maintain    Name & contact info of   Not discussed Call or contact Building Inspections For a copy, contact                Not discussed                   Not discussed         Not discussed        6-1-5 of Municipal Code          Information on vacant building code http://www.zi
                                   $80 annual inpsection     registration    discussed         vacancy                a building a municipal           property manager                     at 410 Washington St., (319) 356-       LPS Industry                                                                                                                                            compliance               pinfo.com/se
                                            fee                                                                        infraction resulting in                                                              5120                      Relations                                                                                                                                (http://www.icgov.org/default/?id=117 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                    subsequent fines & court                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1)                       htm
                                                                                                                                costs.
Passed     Kalamazoo        MI              N/A                  N/A           N/A         w/in 30 days of          $70 for missed deadlines                  N/A                  N/A        Community Planning & Development   Kalamazoo                                N/A                    Owner submits list of        N/A            Kalamazoo Vacant Property         Boarding no longer than six months, http://www.zi
                                                                                          apparent vacancy                                                                                     Department, phone 269-337-8026, Registration Form                                                  repairs needed and                                Ordinance                  Building Official may grant extension; pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                      fax 269-337-8513,                                                                         timeline for completion                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   cpd@kalamazoocity.org                                                                                                                                                                                                   htm

Passed      Kankakee        IL         $100 - annual             N/A           N/A               N/A              Fines of $100-$750 per day                  N/A                  N/A                        N/A                     No online forms                     N/A                            N/A                Required           Requested (2/19/2009)             $200 interior inspection fee also    http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 assessed; effective May 1, 2009      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           htm
Passed     Kansas City      MO         None - annual        May 1 - May 31      Not         w/in 14 days of       $50 for untimely registration, Name, address, phone, Not discussed    Dangerous Buildings & Vacant       Kansas City     Req w/in 7 days of registering, a Inspection req before                        Not discussed      Kansas City Vacant Property         Effective May 1, 2009; updated       http://www.zi
                                                                             discussed   initiating foreclosure     escalating to $500; fines     email of local property             Property Operations Division, 2534 Registration Form notice posted on front window, at registering; monthly                                                    Ordinance                 registration form must be submitted    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              or 90 days of             starting at $200         manager (w/in 50 miles of           (816) 513-1313 or 311; Division Mgr                      least 8.5" x 5.5", 12 pt font,   inspections while                                                                               upon vacancy; must notify dept w/in    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                           apparent vacancy                                                 city)                      Pearline McFall, (816) 784-4024,                      showing property manager's      occupied but in default                                                                                 30 days of closing a sale             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                         Pearline_McFall@kcmo.org                               name, address & phone



Passed    Keego Harbor      MI     $250 - annual - plus         July 1          No        Within 10 days of         Notice to abate; cost of      Direct contact name,   Not discussed        Register with Code Official; City of     Keego Habor                  Not discussed               Inspection due upon       Not discussed   Keego Harbor Abandoned Property            HUD boarding standards           http://www.zi
                                   $150 for inspections                                  inspection verifying     abatement billed as personal street address & phone of                        Keego Harbor, 248-682-1930           Registration Form                                          default or w/in 5 days                              Ordinance                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           vacancy or upon                    debt              property manager within                                                                                                                          of filing foreclosure;                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                            transfer even if                                    15 miles of the property                                                                                                                        monthly inspection if                                                                                                      htm
                                                                                         occupied at transfer                                                                                                                                                                                       occupied but in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    default; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  inspections while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         vacant


Passed      Kenosha         WI     $300 + $0.06 per sq ft   Not discussed       Not        w/in 180 days of             $2000 maximum                 Name & address of       Not discussed        Neighborhood Services &           City issues permit             Not discussed                 Code official will      Not discussed     Kenosha Vacant Building Code         Permit issued after completion of  http://www.zi
                                    vacant floor space -                     discussed    apparent vacancy                                             registered agent                         Inspections, Municipal Building,        (see notes)                                              inspect building &                                                             repair; building openings cannot be pinfo.com/se
                                          annual                                                                                                                                                  625 52nd Street, Room 100                                                                     order needed repairs                                                             boarded; vacant building brochure arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kenosha, WI 53140                                                                                                                                                         (http://www.kenosha.org/departments       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Phone: (262) 653-4263                                                                                                                                                      /neighborhood/InfoSheets/brochure.p
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fax: (262)653-4254                                                                                                                                                                           df)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  E-mail to: nsi@kenosha.org
Passed       Kerman         CA         $50 - annual           January 1         Not         w/in 10 days of       Misdemeanor & strict liability    Name & contact of     Not discussed Planning and Development Services                Requested                  Not discussed                   Inspection upon       Not discussed   Kerman Vacant Property Ordinance The city may require added security http://www.zi
                                                                             discussed   apparent vacancy or          offense, resulting in      property manager w/in 40               Department, Director - Luis Patlan,             (2/26/2009)                                                 default; monthly                                                        measures, such as on-site security pinfo.com/se
                                                                                         purchase/transfer of         prosecution and/or             miles of property                             559-846-9389,                                                                                    inspection while                                                       guard; record contact info w/ Fresno arch/zipcode.
                                                                                          loan/deed of trust      administrative enforcement                                                 lpatlan@cityofkerman.org                                                                                occupied but in                                                       County recorder's office w/in 10 days     htm
                                                                                             (see notes)                                                                                                                                                                                             default; weekly                                                       of purchase/transfer of loan or deed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  inspections during                                                                     of trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        vacancy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Available Forms
                                                                                             Compliance                                                Submit Property                                                                                                                                                       Liability
Status        City          State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                              Window
                                                                                                                             Penalty
                                                                                                                                                          Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                 Submit Deed           Contact Information   (Some Cities may                        Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ordinance                                Notes                         Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 not have
Passed      La Mirada        CA         $100 - annual        Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of        Misdemeanor, enforcement           Name, direct mailing                                                       online forms
                                                                                                                                                                             Not discussed Code Enforcement, phone (562) 943- Noavailable)                    A sign, affixed to interior of      Inspection required      Not discussed   For a copy, contact LPS Industry         Fee adopted in March council     http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed         vacancy                   remedies                  address & phone of local                            0131                                                   window facing street or to            upon default                                      Relations                               meeting               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                      (w/in 80 miles of the                                                                                   building, visible from street,                                                                                   (http://www.cityoflamirada.org/Module arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                       property) property                                                                                    showing name & 24hr contact                                                                                       s/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=            htm
                                                                                                                                                            manager                                                                                           phone of property manager                                                                                                         399);


Passed      La Puente        CA         $100 - annual          January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of        City will register property if     Direct contact name,   Not discussed Community preservation (626) 855-             La Puente          A sign at least 18" x 24," legible Inspection upon             Not discussed      La Puente Vacant Property                         None                     http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed      inspection or          owner fails to do so; civil        address & phone of                   1500; mail form to La Puente City         Registration Form     at 45 ft, w/ name & 24hr contact   default; monthly                                      Ordinance                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           apparent vacancy,       penalty up to $1000/day for      property manager w/in 40                     Hall (address on form)                                      of property mgr along w/ "THIS inspections if property                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                          whichever is earliest    failure to maintain property         miles of property                                                                                   PROPERTY MANAGED BY" & occupied but in default                                                                                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CONCERNS CALL," affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                interior window or building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          exterior


Passed    Lake Elsinore      CA         $71 - annual           January 1         No         w/in 10 days of                                             Property Manager                         Scott Burns at 951-674-3124 (Ext      Lake Elsinore                                             Weekly inspections by                       Lake Elsinore Vacant Property                      None                     http://www.zi
                                                                                           apparent vacancy                                         information w/in 40 miles.                                 285)                   Registration Form                                           owner or property                                    Ordinance                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      manager                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
Passed   Lakewood Village    TX             None             Not discussed       Not        w/in 30 days of                 $200 max                 Name, street address & Not discussed               City Secretary’s Office       Lakewood Village               Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed     Lakewood Village Vacant Lot         PERTAINS TO VACANT LOTS.                http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed       acquisition                                           phone of owner/s that can                            100 Highridge Drive             Vacant Lot                                                                                                 Ordinance                                                            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                       be reached during                            Lakewood Village, TX 75068        Registration Form                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        business hours                                      972-294-5555                                                                                                                                                                                                      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                         972-292-0812 - fax
                                                                                                                                                                                                     linda@lakewoodvillagetx.us
Passed      Las Vegas        NV        Not discussed         Not discussed       Not      upon notification by            Not discussed                  Not discussed           Not discussed    Neighborhood Services 720-229-       Owner submits a A sign stating that the property is    Owner submits                Not discussed      Las Vegas Vacant Property        Statement of intent must be filed w/in http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed        Director                                                                                                       2330                    statement of intent     closed to the public         statement of intent for                                   Ordinance                               560 days                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 building                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           htm
Passed       Lathrop         CA        Not discussed         Not discussed       Not        Within ten days of        Notices of violation,              Name & contact       Not discussed Lathrop Community Development,              No online form         A sign, visible from street        Inspection prior to      Not discussed   Ch 8.26 of Lathrop Municipal Code     Boards must be painted to match         http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed   transfer/purchase of     abatements, civil penalties       information of property                phone 209-941-7290, Fax 209-941-                                centerline or 45 ft, with property    Notice of Default;                                                              dwelling; add. Maintenance or          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            loan/deed of trust;                                     manager within 40 driving                              7268,                                            manager's name & 24 hr contact        Monthly inspection                                                            security measures may be required        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                            Within 10 days of                                         miles of the property                 communitydevelopment@ci.lathrop.                                phone with "THIS PROPERTY             while in default or                                                                                                         htm
                                                                                           inspection verifying                                                                             ca.us; San Joaquin County Office of                                  MANAGED BY" & "TO                     vacant
                                                                                                 vacancy                                                                                     Recorder, phone (209) 468-3939,                                  REPORT PROBLEMS OR
                                                                                                                                                                                                    fax (209) 468-8040                                      CONCERNS CALL," posted on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            interior of lower window, affixed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to building or stake


Passed      Lawrence         MA              N/A                  N/A           N/A               N/A                          N/A                             N/A                   N/A          Myles Burke, Inspection Services       Requested                        N/A                             N/A                  N/A                    Not available                             None                     http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dept, mburke@cityoflawrence.com,                                                                                                                                                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                          978-620-3130                                                                                                                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
Passed    Lee's Summit       MO           Unknown            Not discussed       Not        w/in 10 days of             $500 per violation              Property Manager       Not discussed Codes Administration Dept. Fax 816-         Online Form                                                                                         Lee's Summit Vacant Property                       None                     http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed     vacancy status                                          information w/in 40 miles.                       969-1201 email                                                                                                                                   Ordinance                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                               neighborhood.services@lees-                                                                                                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      summit.mo.us                                                                                                                                                                                                            htm
Passed      Lemoore          CA             TBD                January 1         No       w/inn 10 days of city   City civil penalties Sec. 1-4-1      Yes w/in 40 mi. of        Not discussed        City Housing Specialist         Registration form     Yes-18x24 inches, 24 hr contact                                                    Leemore Vacant Property                          None                     http://www.zi
                                                                                          determing vacancy                  of city code                  property                                      Brooke R. Austin               provided by             info, visible from 45 ft.                                                            Ordinance                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (559) 924-6702               Housing Dept                                                                                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      baustin@lemoore.com                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed       Lincoln         NE              $25                                 Not         w/in 30 days of       Misdemeanor w/ fine up to      Name & address of a     Not discussed           Dept of Building & Safety, phone       Requested                   Not discussed               Owner files statement     Not discussed      Lancaster Vacant Property        Building "abandoned" when 2 or more http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed      notification by       $500 or jail time of up to 6 designated resident agent                         402-441-752, fax 402-441-8214,         (3/2/2009)                                              of intent that includes                             Ordinance                  unrepaired violations or dilapidated; pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            Building Director     months w/ escalating fines for                                                   bldgsafe@lincoln.ne.gov; Mel                                                                   maint. Schedule &                                                             periodic inspection by Building dept arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                         each offense                                                            Goddard, Chief Building Inspector,                                                                rehabilitation plan                                                               to ensure code compliance             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                     mgoddard@lincoln.ne.gov



Passed     Long Beach        CA        $145 per month     Specified by the       Not        submit a plan and           fines up to $5000              Name & contact of         Not discussed   Daniel Cienfuengos, Combination      Registration form      The city may require posting a      Owner may submit a        Not discussed   Ch 18.21 of Long Beach Municipal A vacant building timetable submitted http://www.zi
                                     MONITORING FEE,            city          discussed   timetable w/in 7 days                                         authorized agent                         Building Inspector, (562) 570-6874   provided by City         sign showing owner's or               vacant building                                     Code                 w/in 7 days of receiving city notice pinfo.com/se
                                    assessed on quarterly                                   of receiving Notice                                                                                                                       along with Notice        authorized agent's name,            timetable; weekly                                                           may suspebd citation; must be       arch/zipcode.
                                         basis + code                                           (see notes)                                                                                                                                                  address & emergency phone           inspections required                                                       rehabbed w/in 60 days of boarding or        htm
                                    enforcement response                                                                                                                                                                                                                number                                                                                                          unoccupation
                                              fee
Passed     Los Angeles       CA              N/A                  N/A           N/A               N/A                          N/A                  Name, address & phone            N/A         Nuisance Abatement Program 3550     Los Angeles                          N/A                             N/A                  N/A                   Cannot locate                              None                     http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                     of responsible person                       Wilshire Blvd. Ste 1800 CA 90010 Statement of Intent                                                                                                                                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Form                                                                                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
Passed        Lowell         MA         $100 - annual        Anniversary of      Not         Within 7 days of     Violations, failure to maintain  Name, street addres & Not discussed Inspection Services, phone 978-970- For a copy, contact A sign, posted at property front &                 Monthly inspection       Not discussed       Ch 227, Article II of Lowell          Inspection required for filing      http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed   initiating foreclosure, & failure to designate property    phone of property                        4036, fax 978-446-7103,         LPS Industry        visible from street, showing                     during vacancy                                  Municipal Code               registration; shut off of fire alarm &   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           if vacant; within 14     manager each fined $300       manager within 20 driving            buildingdeptmessages@lowellma.go         Relations        name & 24hr contact phone                                                                                                          sprinkler systems req written        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                           days of first citation                                    miles of property                  v; Fire Department, Chief Edward                         number of property manager                                                                                                      permission from fire dept; shut off          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                        Pitta, epitta@lowellma.gov, phone                                                                                                                                                         utilities req written permission by
                                                                                                                                                                                                    978-459-5553                                                                                                                                                                              building dept


Passed        Lynn           MA         $300 - annual          January 1         Not         w/in 7 days of        $300 for failure to register;     Name, company name, Not discussed  Inspectional Services, Chief and              For a copy, please       A posting of name & 24 hr         Inspection req prior to   Not discussed   For a copy, contact LPS Industry                     None                     http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed   apparent vacancy or     $300 per month for failure to       phone & local mailing             Building Commissioner - Michael                  contact LPS         contact of property manager,         registration; monthly                                Relations                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              initiation of            maintain property               address of property             Donovan, phone 781-598-4000, fax               Industry Relations      located at front of property,      inspection by property                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                              foreclosure                                           manager w/in 20 miles of                      781-477-703,                                                 clearly visible from street          manager during                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                            property                       mdonovan@ci.lynn.ma.us                                                                                        vacancy


Passed      Lynwood          CA              N/A                  N/A           N/A               N/A                          N/A                             N/A                   N/A           Deborah Jackson, Director of       No forms available                  N/A                             N/A                  N/A                        N/A                  http://www.lynwood.ca.us/documents http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Neighborhood Services            pending legislation                                                                                                                      /agendas/city_council/agendas2009- pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                  phone (310) 603-0220 ext. 501,                                                                                                                                                           04-07CC.htm            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    djackson@lynwood.ca.us                                                                                                                                                                                             htm
Passed       Madera          CA         $55 - annual           January 1         No        within ten days of     If not remedied within 30 days Name, business license Not discussed             Finance Department, phone 559-      For a copy, please A sign 18" x "24, legible at 45 ft,       Inspection prior to     Not discussed     Title IX, Chapter 9 of Madera        Boarding to be completed to            http://www.zi
                                                                                           apparent vacancy       of notice, violations fined up to number, phone, alternate                                611-5114                     contact LPS      showing name & 24hr contact              Notice of Default;                                Municipal Code             minimum of HUD standards; add.           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                           $1000 per day            contact phone & mailing                                                           Industry Relations     number of PM with "THIS                   monthly if                                                                 Maintenance and/or security            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                      address of property                                                                                PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                    default/occupied;                                                              measures may be required                   htm
                                                                                                                                                    manager within 40 miles                                                                               & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS                    weekly inspection
                                                                                                                                                          of property                                                                                        OR CONCERNS CALL."                       while vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Weather resistant, affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          front facing window or building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      exterior.


Passed       Malden          MA         $500 for < 1yr                                      w/in 30 days of                                                                                               James Mirley                   Requested                                                                                         Section 3.38 of Malden Municipal        The Treasurer shall impose a       http://www.zi
                                      vacancy; escalating                                  apparent vacancy                                                                                         Code Enforcement Inspector                                                                                                                           Code                      Municipal Charges Lien for all     pinfo.com/se
                                    fee structure based on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     registration fees remaining unpaid for arch/zipcode.
                                         vacancy time                                                                                                                                              200 Pleasant Street, Room 517                                                                                                                                                              a period of                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (781) 397-7028
                                                                                                                                                                                                       (781) 397-7193 (Fax)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      code@cityofmalden.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Available Forms
                                                                                              Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                  Liability
Status        City         State      Registry Fee          Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                               Window
                                                                                                                               Penalty
                                                                                                                                                             Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                 Submit Deed            Contact Information           (Some Cities may             Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ordinance                                Notes                        Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           not have
Passed    Maple Heights     OH              $75               upon filing        Not       w/in 10 days of filing   A late fee 3x the registration     Name, address & contact Not discussed           Building Commissioner              available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      For a copy, contact           Not discussed                 Not discussed          Not discussed       Ch 1484 of Maple Heights                        None                    http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed   foreclosure complaint      fee; failure to file is a 4th     info of property manager                                                          LPS Industry                                                                                            Municipal Code                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                        degree misdemeanor                                                                                                 Relations                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          htm
Passed       Margate        FL         $50 - annual         Anniversary of       Not         w/in 10 days of            A citation for violation        Name & phone of local    Not discussed    Margate Police Department Code      For a copy, contact           Not discussed              Monthly inspections       Not discussed   Margate Vacant Building Ordinance Requested a registration form via e-      http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed          vacancy                                                property management                              Compliance Unit,                LPS Industry                                          by property manager                                                                 mail (11/18/08)                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                              company                             codecompliance@margatefl.com,            Relations                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          954-972-1232                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
Passed     Marlborough      MA        $100 - annual         Anniversary of       Not           w/in 7 days of       $300 for failing to register, Name or company name, Not discussed         Stephen Reid, Building                      Requested                 Not discussed              Inspection due upon       Not discussed      Marlborough Vacant Property      http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/ http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed   inspection or initiation designate property manager, direct phone & address of                Commissioner, phone 508 460-                       5/8/5009                                                registration                                      Ordinance                 news/x1774896715/Marlborough-     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           of foreclosure or w/in      or maintain property       property manager w/in 20                   3776, fax 508 460-3736,                                                                                                                                                          residents-speak-out-against-blight arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                 14 days of                                           miles of property               building_dept@marlborough-ma.gov                                                                                                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                               Commissioner
                                                                                                  citation


Passed      Medford         MA             TBD              Anniversary of       Not            w/in 7 days of      $300 per violation per week        Name, phone & mailing Not discussed Building Department, phone 781-    Registration forms A sign, clearly visible from street, Inspectiond due at                 Not discussed        Medford Vacant Property        http://www.wickedlocal.com/medford/ http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed    initiating foreclosure                                        address of property                  393-2509, fax 781-393-2415;        provided by       showing property manager's         time of filing; monthly                                       Ordinance                  news/x1658743831/City-passes-     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                or 14 days of                                          manager w/in 20 miles of            Building Commissioner, Paul Mochi,      Building       name & 24 hr contact number           inspections during                                                                   ordinance-to-track-foreclosed-homes arch/zipcode.
                                                                                          receiving City citation                                             property                            pmochi@medford.org           Commissioner                                                  vacancy                                                                                                                  htm

Passed     Melbourne        FL        None - annual         Anniversary of       Not         w/in 10 days of           Citation for violations,         Name & contact info for Not discussed Code Compliance Division, phone            Melbourne      A sign at least 18" x 24", legible    Inspection upon            Not discussed    For a copy, contact LPS Industry   Additional security measures may be http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed    declaring default or      administrative enforcement        property manager located                       321-674-5702,                   Registration Form at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr       default; monthly                                        Relations                            required              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            apparent vacancy                                              in Brevard County &                 codecompliance@melbourneflorida.                             contact number of PM with       inspection if occupied                                                                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                       available in the county M-                           org                                         "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED but in default; weekly                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                              F 9am-5pm.                                                                                      BY" & "TO REPORT               inspections while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                      vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CALL" Affixed to window facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           street or to building exterior


Passed   Melbourne Beach    FL             None             Anniversary of       Not         w/in 10 days of        Citation for failing to register   Name, address, email &    Not discussed    Register w/ Town Manager; James Registration forms A sign, at least 18" x 24", visible Inspection upon                 Not discussed   Melbourne Beach Vacant Property                     None                    http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed    default or apparent          or maintain property             phone of property                         D. Bursick, Town Manager, 507    provided by Town  at 45', showing property mgr's     default; monthly                                           Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                 vacancy                                                 manager located in                       Ocean Avenue, Melbourne Beach,        Manager       name, address & 24 hr contact inspection if occuped                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          Brevard County                         FL 3295, ph 321-724-5860, fax 321-                        number with "THIS              but in default;                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                 984-8994; Deputy Town Clerk, 321-                   PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"
                                                                                                                                                                                                              724-5860                                & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         OR CONCERNS CALL."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Posted in interior window or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              building exterior


Passed      Methuen         MA        $100 - annual           January 1          No           w/in 7 days of         Failure to register, failure to    Yes - w/in 20 miles of   Not discussed Inspections Services Dept. 978-983- Registration forms               Not discussed             Monthly inspection &       Not discussed       Methuen Vacant Property         Registration req. for abandoned OR http://www.zi
                                                                                               foreclosure          identify Property Mgr., failure           property                                        8625                    provided by                                               maintenance by                                     Ordinance                    foreclosing properties (taking     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             proceedings or           to maintain are each $300                                                                                    Commissioner of                                               property mgr                                                                possession, publishing 1st notice, or arch/zipcode.
                                                                                            apparent vacancy                                                                                                                         Inspectional                                                                                                                              commencing foreclosure action)           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Department
Passed       Miami          FL        No fee for vacant     October 1; fee       Not       w/in 30 days of title    Liens on the property, $1000         Agents that can be      Not discussed    Miami Code Enforcement Division     Miami Registration            Not discussed             Owner submits plan to      Not discussed   Miami Vacant Property Ordinance                     None                    http://www.zi
                                   structures; $250/yr or    due w/in 30      discussed    transfer or vacancy          for failure to register         contacted w/in 24 hrs                          Miami Riverside Center               Form                                                bring structure to                                                                                                   pinfo.com/se
                                          more for             days of                                                                                                                             444 S.W. 2nd Avenue, 7th Floor                                                                  compliance;                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                    blighted/abandoned       registration                                                                                                                               Miami, Florida 33130                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
                                         structures                                                                                                                                               codeenforcement@miamigov.com



Passed     Miami-Dade       FL        $125 - annual         Anniversary of       Not      Within thirty days of       Citations, code fines, civil      Name, contact, 24 hr  Not discussed Register w/ Office of Neighborhood          Miami-Dade                  Not discussed                 Not discussed          Not discussed      Miami-Dade Vacant Property                For more information      http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed   filing lis pendens or     citations up to $5000 per day      phone number & mailing               Compliance, onc@miamidade.gov,            Registration Form                                                                                             Ordinance                (http://www.miamidade.gov/complian pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           foreclosure action                                            address of property                phone 305-375-4845, fax 305-372-                                                                                                                                                      ce/foreclosure_registry.asp)  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                              manager                                      6386                                                                                                                                                                                                      htm

Passed      Milwaukee       WI              $35             Not discussed        Not       w/in 15 days of title     Failure to submit or follow            Not discussed        Not discussed       Department of Neighborhood          Milwaukee                  Not discussed             Inspection due no later    Not discussed       Milwaukee Vacant Property       http://www.ci.mil.wi.us/VacantBuildin http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed          transfer           plan results in fines of $150                                                   Services (414) 286-344; Martin    Registration Form                                          than 30 days after                                 Ordinance                         gOrdina21450.htm             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                    per violation per day or up to                                                  Collins, mcolli@milwaukee.gov,                                                                filing foreclosure;                                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                       $5,000 for each unit in                                                    (414) 286-2542, Dept of Municipal                                                             inspection every 30                                                                                                     htm
                                                                                                                                violation                                                          Inspections, Property Recording                                                              days following initial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       inspection


Passed     Minneapolis      MN            *$6000            Anniversary of       Not          w/in 5 days of        Unpaid fees levied as special           Not discussed        Not discussed     Inspections (Housing Services)     For a copy, contact           Not discussed             Owner submits a plan       Not discussed      Minneapolis Vacant Building      “Buildings that are left vacant but are http://www.zi
                                                            date registered   discussed          vacancy                    assessment;                                                                Phone: (612) 673-5826             LPS Industry                                             & timetable                                      Ordinance                  well maintained and secured do not pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fax: (612) 673-2314                Relations                                                                                                                         qualify for this registration fee.” Also, arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fee waived for owners entering into           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 restoration agreement w/ city.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ALSO REQUIRED!


Passed      Minneola        FL         $70 - annual           January 1          No         Within ten days of                   N/A                   Name, business license        N/A            Sue Niswonder, Asst. Planner,         Minneola          Post the property with property     Property must be             N/A                  Not yet available                          None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                           transfer or vacancy                                         number, 24 hr phone &                       sniswonder@minneola.us, phone      Registration Form      manager's name, address &          maintained on a                                                                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                         mailing address of                      (352) 394-3598 ext 232, fax 352-394-                           24hr contact number               weekly basis                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         property manager                          5278; Code Enforcement, phone                                                                                                                                                                                          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                 (352) 394-3598 x242, Fax (352) 394-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   7201; Senior Code Enforcement
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Officer, Ramon Flores,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         rflores@minneola.us


Passed      Montclair       CA         TBD - annual         Anniversary of       Not        within 10 days of         Punishment according to          Name, 24hr phone, direct Not discussed      Community Development, phone           Montclair         "No Trespassing" signs may be       Owner submits a          Not discussed     For a copy, please contact LPS        Boarding requires Fire Chief        http://www.zi
                                                             Registration     discussed     apparent vacancy             nature of violation           contact, license number,                   909-625-9477, fax 909-626-3691,     Registration Form               required                 statement of intent;                               Industry Relations          approval; "Letter of Agency" due to    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                         address of property                      5111 Benito Street, PO Box 2308,                                                            monthly inspection if                                                               police dept every 30 days;         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        management co w/in 40                           Montclair CA 91763                                                                       occupied but in                                                                                                          htm
                                                                                                                                                          miles of property                                                                                                                       default; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                inspection during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              vacancy with monthly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                report due to City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Manager
Passed      Moorhead        MN      unknown - annual        Anniversary of       Not        within 30 days of     Unpaid fees charged as                    Not discussed        Not discussed       Lisa Vatnsdal, Neighborhood          Requested                 Not discussed                Owner submits           Not discussed      Section 9-8-12 of Moorhead                       None                    http://www.zi
                                                              vacancy         discussed    transfer or 5 days  special assessments against                                                                 Services Manager,             (6/18/2009)                                           building timetable &                               Municipal Code                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              after building    the real estate; penalties for                                                    lisa.vatnsdal@ci.moorhead.mn.us                                                                      plan;                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                          becomes "vacant" as    failure to abate violations;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                          defined in ordinance revocation of plan & penalties
                                                                                                                   for failure to maintain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Available Forms
                                                                                                Compliance                                                Submit Property                                                                                                                                                        Liability
Status       City         State       Registry Fee           Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                 Window
                                                                                                                                Penalty
                                                                                                                                                             Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                    Submit Deed            Contact Information       (Some Cities may                   Post Property                    Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ordinance                               Notes                      Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          not have
Passed     Moorhead        MN         $400 - annual          Anniversary of      N/A           w/in 5 days of          Unpaid fees charged as               Not discussed                                                                 a copy, please
                                                                                                                                                                                    Not discussed Neighborhood Services; 111 12th For available)                         Not discussed                    Owner submits        Not discussed     For a copy, please contact LPS      REFER TO ORDINANCE FOR               http://www.zi
                                                              registration                        vacancy               special assessments;                                                      Street North, Moorhead, MN, 56560;     contact LPS                                                      building plan &                               Industry Relations            DEFINITION OF "VACANT"              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                       administrative citation &                                                     (218) 299-5434;Mary Schmitt,     Industry Relations                                                     timetable                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                      penalties, possible criminal                                                   Neighborhood Services Office                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
                                                                                                                                 action                                                                        Specialist,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   mary.schmitt@ci.moorhead.mn.us



Passed   Mount Clemens     MI              TBD                                   Not           w/in 30 days of              Not discussed               Full legal name, mailing Not discussed      Code Enforcement Dept,                 Mount Clemens                 Not discussed                    Owner submits        Not discussed     Mount Clemens Vacant Property     "Abandoned/vacant" = unoccupied 30 http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed      apparent vacancy or                                       address & phone number                  codeenforcement@cityofmountclem            Registration Form                                              restoration plan &                               Ordinance                 days or more, and one or more of the pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            upon receiving Notice                                        of property manager,                  ens.com, phone 586-469-6818 ext.                                                                          timeline for work;                                                           following: 1) boarded at least 30    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                 to Register                                             within 1 hour drive of                       2, fax 586-469-7695                                                                                                                                                            days, 2) code violations, 3) site of       htm
                                                                                                                                                                property                                                                                                                                                                                                             criminal activity, 4) tax arreas of >
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   365 days, or 5) unused/disconnected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   utilities.


Passed    Mount Holly      NJ        $75 initially; $25      Every 6 months      Not        after 120 consecutive           $250 maximum                 Property manager's         Not discussed Neighborhood Services Department          Mount Holly           Not discussed in ordinance            Code enforcement       Proof of fire &     Mount Holly VBR Ordinance       PERTAINS ONLY TO BUILDINGS http://www.zi
                                       subsequent                             discussed         days vacancy                                           name, address & phone                               (609) 845-1111                 Registration Form                                               performs initial         liability                                       IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT: Mill, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        inspection; owner        insurance                                          Pine, High, Garden, White, Union, arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          submits intent          required                                           Bispham, Madison, Buttonwood,         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        regarding repair &                                                           Branch, Church, and Ridgeway
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           reoccupation                                                                Streets, as well as Park Dr &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Commerce Place
Passed   Mount Prospect    IL              $500              Anniversary of      Not          w/in 10 days of                Property lien             Name, address & phone Not discussed               Community Development             Mount Prospect                Not discussed                 The director conducts      Submit           Ch 23, Article XXV of Mount      Owner must submit a statement of      http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed      apparent vacancy                                          of local authorized agent                     Department, phone 847-870-5668,      Registration Form                                              initial inspection & information on        Prospect Municipal Code             intent with registration;         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                            fax 847-818-5329                                                                            issues needed work registration form                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 orders                                                                                                        htm

Passed   Mount Rainier     MD      $300 for residential,       Every six         Not           w/in 10 days of       $200 for failing to register on Name, address & phone Not discussed Register & file plan w/ City Manager;            Registration form       A placard w/ owner's name,             Owner submits a       Not discussed     Mount Rainier Vacant Property        Also registration of vacant lots.   http://www.zi
                                  $600 for commercial;         months         discussed       notification by the      time or pay fees; every 60    of local property manager           City Manager, Jeannelle B. Wallace,               providedby City      address, phone & expiration of         vacant building plan;                              Ordinance                                                       pinfo.com/se
                                   due every 6 months;                                                City              days is separate offense;                                         phone 301-985-6585 Ext: 22, fax                     Manager           registration, affixed to building                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                    full price if building                                                            fines assessed as property                                                    301-985-6595,                                              front, visible from nearest public                                                                                                                              htm
                                  plan incomplete, 25%                                                                             lien                                                     jwallace@mountrainiermd.org                                                    right-of-way
                                      of original fee if
                                          complete


Passed      Murrieta       CA          $70 - annual            January 1         Not          w/in 10 days of            Civil penalties up to           Yes--a local property         Records       Code Enforcement (951) 461-6330          Murrieta       A sign at least 18" x 24", legible         Monthly inspections                         Murrieta Vacant Property                Update on penalties:        http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed      apparent vacancy         $1000/violation/day, not to             manager               transfers w/in                                        Registration Form at 45 feet, showing name & 24 hr                 required                                      Ordinance               http://www.murrieta.org/uploads/form pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                        exceed $100,000 per                                           10 days to                                                             contact number of property mgr                                                                                                  s/clerk/405-08.pdf         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                          parcel/structure                                             Riverside                                                               with "THIS PROPERTY IS                                                                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                        County                                                                   MANAGED BY" & "TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               REPORT PROBLEMS OR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CONCERNS CALL." Affix sign
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to inside window or building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          exterior.


Passed     Muskegon        MI     $0 for < 1 yr vacancy;       January 1         Not        w/in 90 consecutive         $100-$500 for failure or             Name & contact      Not mentioned         City of Muskegon                   Muskegon Vacant                Not discussed                       Adequate          Not discussed       Muskegon Vacant Building        Also includes non-dwelling buildings. http://www.zi
                                      escalating fee                          discussed      days of apparent             refusal to register          information of designated               Planning & Economic Development                Building                                                 maintenance required;                             Regulations                A one-time exemption from fee can pinfo.com/se
                                   structure based on                                             vacancy                                                  in-state agent/party                           Department                      Registration Form                                             no schedule given                                                           be given if owner 1) shows proof of arch/zipcode.
                                      vacancy time                                                                                                                                              Phone Number: (231) 724-6702                                                                                                                                                         rehab & repair, 2) demonstrates          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fax Number: (231) 724-6790                                                                                                                                                                 length of time for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   demolition/rehab/repair, and 3) gives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   proof of attempts to sell or lease the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  property.
Passed      Nashville      TN              N/A                    N/A            N/A                 N/A                          N/A                             N/A                   N/A          Codes & Building Safety (615) 862-    No online forms                     N/A                              N/A                 N/A             Nashville Vacant Property      This ordinance is about BOARDING http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   6500                                                                                                                                     Ordinance               of vacant properties. All entrances pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    secured with locks; boards must be arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1/2 inch plywood, cut to fit windows &    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in color consistent with décor


Passed    New Bedford      MA       $500 if vacant < 1        November 15        Not        Upon notification by       Unpaid fees assessed as         Name, address & phone Not discussed           Register with Dept of Inspectional   For a copy, please    Within 15 days of registration,           Not discussed        Not discussed     For a copy, please contact LPS     The city conducts an inspection of    http://www.zi
                                       year - annual -                        discussed      Commissioner or                     liens                   of authorized agent                          Services; Danny Romanowicz,            contact LPS         post a sign at least 2 ft x 2 ft,                                                      Industry Relations           the premises at a cost of $500       pinfo.com/se
                                      (escalating fee                                        within 45 days of                                                residing in                                 Commissioner, phone             Industry Relations       compliant with city's sign                                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                    structure based on                                            vacancy                                                Commonwealth of                                      508.979.1540,                                     requirements, showing name,                                                                                                                                    htm
                                     vacancy) + $500                                                                                                       Massachusetts                             danny.romanowicz@newbedford-                              address & phone of owner & that
                                       inspection fee                                                                                                                                                             ma.gov                                        of plaintiff & plaintiff's attorney.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Must be legible from public way.



Passed    New Castle       DE     No fee if vacant < 1 yr;     January 1        Fee is        w/in 45 days of        Lien for delinquent fees; $100-    Name & address of a         Not discussed Jeffrey A. Bergstrom, Code Official          Notarized                 Not discussed                    Not discussed        Not discussed        Ch 141 of Municipal Code          Building not considered vacant if    http://www.zi
                                     $500 vacant 1-2                          retroactive    apparent vacancy          $500 for failure to register      Delaware resident                          & Fire Marshall, phone 302-322-           registration                                                                                                                         actively marketed for sale; fee waived pinfo.com/se
                                   years; escalating ea                                                                                                                                                           9813                    statement required                                                                                                                        for planned demolition, rehabilitation arch/zipcode.
                                       added year                                                                                                                                                          fax 302-323-2144,                                                                                                                                                              efforts & active marketing            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  jeff@newcastlecity.org; John Lloyd,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Health & Housing Code Officer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   phone 302-323-608, fax 302-323-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   2144, johnlloyd@newcastlecity.org


Passed    New Haven        CT         $100 - annual          Anniversary of      Not             w/in 7 days of      Fines up to $250 for failure to    Name, company name, Not discussed Register w/ Exec. Director of Livable For a copy, contact Must post a "standing order" on                    Inspection due upon     Not discussed     For a copy, please contact LPS    http://www.nhregister.com/articles/20 http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed     initiating foreclosure      register or give name of         phone & local mailing              City Initiative; Director -Andrew      LPS Industry      vacant property; Post name &                          registration;                                Industry Relations                   08/10/13/news/a3-           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                 proceedings               responsible party              address of property              Rizzo, Jr., phone 203-946-6437.           Relations      contact number of property mgr                                                                                                     neforecloserules.txt; ordinance   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                       manager w/in 50 miles of                                                                                                                                                                                                       cannot be found in city's legistar      htm
                                                                                                                                                               property                                                                                                                                                                                                                      system (11/19/08);
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   http://www.newhavenindependent.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   /archives/2008/10/this_property_i.php


Passed     Newburgh        NY       $720 for bi-weekly         January 1         Not          w/in 30 days of a                                           Yes- must maintain a                        Newburgh Code Compliance Old           Newburgh                                                                          Not discussed     Ch 121 of Newburgh Municipal                      None                   http://www.zi
                                       inspections                            discussed      building becoming                                         residence of office within                              Courthouse                 Registration Form                                                                                                  Code                                                         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   vacant                                               the City of Newburgh or                             123 Grand Street                                                                                                                                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                       Town of New Windsor or                                (845) 569-7400                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                         the Town of Newburgh                                 Fax 569-0096


Passed       Niles         IL          $75 - annual                              Not        w/in 15 days prior to             Unspecified                   Not discussed           Not discussed     Community Development, phone        Niles Registration             Not discussed                   The city inspects &   Not discussed     Niles Vacant Property Ordinance     Owner has 30 days of an order to     http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed      vacating premises                                                                                              (847) 588-8040,                     Form                                                    issues work orders,                                                           bring property to compliance        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                     CommunityDevelopment@vniles.co                                                                     license issued upon                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   m                                                                                         compliance                                                                                                        htm

Passed      Norfolk        VA          $25 - annual          Not discussed       Not           w/in 1 year of        $50.00 for failure to register,        Not discussed           Not discussed        Bureau of Neighborhood            Registration form             Not discussed                    Not discussed        Not discussed     Sec. 11.1-16 of Municipal Code                    None                   http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed      apparent vacancy             $250 if building in                                                           Revitalization, 757-664-6500      provided by Bureau                                                                                                                                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                     conservation or rehabilitation                                                                                           of Property                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                      district or in a designated                                                                                            Maintenance                                                                                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                             blighted area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Available Forms
                                                                                               Compliance                                                   Submit Property                                                                                                                                                       Liability
Status        City          State       Registry Fee          Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                Window
                                                                                                                                Penalty
                                                                                                                                                               Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                    Submit Deed           Contact Information      (Some Cities may                    Post Property                   Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ordinance                               Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       not have
Passed       Normal          IL      $100 - semi-annual       Every 6 months      Not         w/in 60 days of           Penalties levied upon               Name, address, and   Not discussed     Greg Troemel - Director of          available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Refer to Normal                   Not discussed.                 Vacant Building plan     Not discussed       Normal Vacant Property Ordinance     No online forma available. Refer to   http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed   vacancy or 10 days of             conviction                  telephone number of any               Inspections & Planning - (309) 454-   Municipal Code                                                    is required Acts of                                                                            code.                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             notification by city                                              local agent or                                 9580                                                                                    repair and other acts                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                              representative                                                                                                                         to prevent a decline in                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the condition of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      grounds, structures,



Passed    North Adams        MA              N/A                   N/A           N/A          within 10 days        $300 fine for failure to register Name & 24 hr contact              N/A                        N/A                     No online form                    N/A                              N/A                    N/A                Requested (5/14/2009)          http://www.thetranscript.com/ci_1246 http://www.zi
                                                                                                                    or locate a caretaker; $500 for     number of property                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5690?source=rss_viewed        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                         subsequent offenses          manager within 20 miles                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           of property                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           htm
Passed   North Lauderdale    FL         $50 annually               N/A            Not         w/in 10 days of         Citation by the City Code           Yes--must submit the      Not discussed    Community Development, phone        Registration form 18"x24# posting w/ a font legible Weekly inspections by                                 North Lauderdale Vacant Property    http://www.boston.com/realestate/ne http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed          vacancy           Enforcement Dept. & potential             local property                        (954) 724-7069; Code Compliance         provided by     at a distance of 45 feet, which     property mgr                                                  Ordinance                ws/articles/2008/08/28/blight_next_d pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                       legal action by the city             management co.                            Officer, phone (954) 724-0878         Community          includes name & contact                                                                                                                 oor/                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         responsible for property                                                        Development Dept    information of local property                                                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                management company


Passed      North Port       FL         $150 - annual         Anniversary of      Not      Upon filing notice of Administrative enforcement &              Name, address, fax,      Not discussed    City Manager's Office, phone 941-   Registration form     A copy of the registration must       Inspection upon notice    Not discussed          North Port Vacant Property        Most likely passed on 3/23/2009,      http://www.zi
                                                               registration    discussed   default; w/in 10 days             fines                          phone & e-mail of                       429-7077; City Manager - Steven S.   provided by City        be posted in weather-proof            of default; bi-weekly                                 Ordinance                  meeting minutes not yet available;    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           of apparent vacancy;                                             property manager                                    Crowell Jr,                 Manager             enclosure accessible by city            inspections during                                                               Forms requested (3/25/2009)          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       scrowell@cityofnorthport.com                                      personnel                           vacancy                                                                                                               htm
Passed     Northbrook        IL        $200 + $500                 N/A            Not         w/in 15 days of               Possible Fines               Name, address & phone Not discussed           Department of Building &          For a copy, contact   2' x 2' sign affixed to building Building plan required     $500,00 for                Northbrook Vacant Property       Pertains to residential & commercial http://www.zi
                                    compliance inspection                      discussed   vacancy (unoccupied                                           of a natural person 21yo                            Development                    LPS Industry     showing name, address & phone                              vacant building                       Ordinance                  properties; Owner must pay for     pinfo.com/se
                                            fee                                               > 180 days) or                                             or older residing in Cook                   Phone: 847-272-5050 ext. 4249            Relations          of owner. For buildings in                               of 1-3 units;                                                municipal inspection; Building can't arch/zipcode.
                                                                                             notification by city                                               County, IL                                                                                   foreclosure, sign must list name,                              code lists                                                  be boarded more than 6 months;           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               address & phone of plaintiff &                            insurance req                                                 Director may require watchman; fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               plaintiff's attorney. Message                           for other building                                                established in ordinance 08-21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                legible from the public way.                                  types


Passed     Oak Forest        IL         $200 - annual              N/A           N/A                N/A                           N/A                              N/A                  N/A         Register w/ Building Dept, 708-687- For a copy, contact                  N/A                              N/A                    N/A                     Not available                             None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                       4050, ext. 1045; Community          LPS Industry                                                                                                                                                                       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Development Department at 708-          Relations                                                                                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      687-4050, ext.1042Community                                                                                                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Development Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Adam Dotson
                                                                                                                                                                                                         708-687-4050, ext.1007
                                                                                                                                                                                                               E-mail Adam


Passed      Oak Park         IL     $200 (annual) + $500      Anniversary of      Not        w/in 15 days of     Fine of $100-$750 per day per Name, address & phone Not discussed      John Ross, Chief Property     For a copy, contact   2´ x 2´ sign showing owner's      Owner submits vacant                              $500,000 for a      Ordinance 2008-54 in Oakpark         Exterior lighting as established by  http://www.zi
                                       inpsection fee          registration    discussed     obtaining title or             violation            of a natural person at            Inspector, 708-358-5445, ross@oak-    LPS Industry     name, address & phone number           building plan;                                      vacant                Municipal Code                 Director; security guard may be     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           apparent vacancy or                                  least 21 yo residing in                park.us; Building & Property        Relations        & that of plaintiff & plaintiff’s                                                      residential                                          required; 3 month limit on boarding; arch/zipcode.
                                                                                            notification by city                                    Cook County IL                      Standards, 708-358-5430,                                       attorney                                                                     building,                                           code-compliant buildings cannot be         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                          Building@oak-park.us                                                                                                                   escalating to                                           vacant > 2 yrs; real estate transfer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $2,000,000 for                                              stamps not issued w/o city
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               large residential                                       inspection; contact J. Ross, eager to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 buildings and                                                           help
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   structures


Passed       Ogden           UT      $100 semi-annual;          Every six         Not         w/in 90 days of        Legal action to recover fees;       Name, address & number Not discussed         Code Enforcement: 629-8958             Requested                  Not discussed                   Owner submits          Not discussed        Sec 16, Ch 8, Article B of Ogden   Owner submits a vacant building plan http://www.zi
                                        see notes for           months         discussed   vacancy or 10 days of                                         of authorized agent living                  Housing Code Compliance: 629-           (3/2/2009)                                                  building plan                                      Municipal Code                     (including a description of      pinfo.com/se
                                    additional stipulations                                     notification                                              w/in 40 miles of the city                              8961                                                                                                                                                                   neighboring property & landscaping); arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        re-registration fee of $571 if building      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is still vacant & plan is not completed;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         additional fee of $55-100 for each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               month building is boarded


Passed    Olmsted Falls      OH              $60              Not discussed       Not       w/in 10 days or "At        Failure to notify Housing            Name of property        Not discussed    Building Department: (440) 235-     Registration form              Not discussed                    Not discussed         Not discussed         Olmsted Falls Vacant Property     If the building or structure is vacant http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed    time of foreclosure        Division is a 4th degree           maintenance company                                     1055                     provided by                                                                                                        Ordinance                when Foreclosure Complaint is filed, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                complaint"                   misdemeanor                  must be supplied to the                                                         Building Dept                                                                                                                                 the filer shall provide property mgr arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                   City                                                                                                                                                                                                                         name & contact info                htm

Passed       Ontario         CA         TBD - annual            January 1         No          w/in 10 days of         Violations treated as strict       Direct name, fax & phone Not discussed Code Enforcement Dept, 909-395-           No online forms      A sign 18" x "24, legible at 45 ft,    inspection due upon      Not discussed       Ontario Vacant Property Ordinance                   None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                             apparent vacancy               liability offense               of property manager                    2007; Karen DeVrieze, Code                                   showing name & 24hr contact             Notice of Default;                                                                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                         (responsible maintenance                Enforcement Director, 208 West                                    number of PM with "THIS            monthly inspection if                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                            & marketing) w/in 40                Emporia Street, Ontario, CA 91762,                            PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                    occuped but in                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                              miles of property                 phone 909-395-2007, fax 909-986-                                & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS                    default; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                               0427                                            OR CONCERNS CALL." Affix                 inspection while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to front facing window or building             vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            exterior.


Passed      Palm Bay         FL             $100                                  Not           w/in 7 days of          Each day of violation a           Name, address, email, Not discussed         Police Dept Code Compliance           Palm Bay                    Not discussed                Monthly inspection by     Not discussed           Palm Bay Vacant Property        Required for "abandoned" properties: http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed   initiating foreclosure         separate offense                business tax receipt &                    Division, phone 321-952-3430, fax    Registration Form                                                    PM                                              Ordinance                  vacant for 30 days, no mortgage      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   process                                                  phone of local prop                     321-733-3086; Lt Mark Renkens,                                                                                                                                                        payment made in 30 days, w/         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         mgmnt company (w/in 20                            phone 321-952-3430,                                                                                                                                                          foreclosure proceedings initiated.         htm
                                                                                                                                                         driving miles of property)                          renkem@pbfl.org                                                                                                                                                           Registration reqs proof of inspection.



Passed    Palm Springs       CA         $18 - annual          Anniversary of      No          w/in 10 days of       Administrative & civil penalties      Identity & direct mailing Not discussed    Register with Building Director;     Palm Springs                  Not discussed                Inspect prior to notice   Not discussed       Section 8.80.040 of Palm Springs            http://www.ci.palm-            http://www.zi
                                                               registration                  apparent vacancy                                            address of local property                  Building & Safety, phone 760-323-    Registration Form                                             of default; monthly                                  Municipal Code             springs.ca.us/index.aspx?page=681      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          management company                                       8242                                                                                    inspection if                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         w/in 40 miles of property                          fax 760-322-8360,                                                                           "distressed" but                                                                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Building@palmsprings-ca.gov; for                                                                    occupied; weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                    questions, call Code Compliance,                                                                   inspection by PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                              760-323-8244                                                                                while vacant
Passed      Palmdale         CA             $105                January 1                     w/in 10 days of         $500 1st. Offense, $1000                 Yes-24 hour          Not discussed   Palmdale Code Enforcement Code          Palmdale          Yes Legible 45 from of house at         Weekly inspections          Unknown              Palmdale Vacant Property                        None                   http://www.zi
                                                                                             apparent vacancy            2cnd, $2500 3rd.                                                             Enforcement (661) 267-5234         Registration form              least 18x24                    during vacancy                                        Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   htm
Passed     Park Forest       IL             $200              Anniversary of      No       Upon notification by      $100-$750 per violation, per        Name, street address & Not discussed Building Department (708) 503-7703 For a copy, please             A sign, legible from street &          Owner submits      $500,000 for 1-3          For a copy, please contact LPS       Exemption for unoccupied, code      http://www.zi
                                                               registration                     Building            day; ineligibility for real estate   phone of natural person                                                    contact LPS                   conforming to city sign            Vacant Building Plan unit residential,                Industry Relations              compliant buildings; "vacant"     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             Commissioner             tax stamp & lien for unpaid        at least 21 yo residing or                                              Industry Relations             regulations, showing name,                                 with increasing                                                buildings must be inspected by     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                  fees                   ith office in Cook or Will                                                                             address & phone of property                                 coverage for                                                Building Commissioner; Securing           htm
                                                                                                                                                                   County                                                                                                 manager                                            add. Units;                                               within 30 days but for no more than 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $2,000,000 for                                              months; Add. Security measures may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           nonresidential                                                  be required; Maintain alarm &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            commercial                                                           sprinkler systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              buildings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Available Forms
                                                                                             Compliance                                                Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status         City          State       Registry Fee        Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                              Window
                                                                                                                            Penalty
                                                                                                                                                          Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                 Submit Deed           Contact Information           (Some Cities may                Post Property                Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ordinance                                Notes                        Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         not have
Passed       Parkland         FL         $150 - annual            N/A           N/A         w/in 10 days of                   N/A                    Name, address, phone,           N/A         Code enforcement division: 954-753-      Parkland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         available)                        N/A                           N/A                  N/A                   Not yet available          http://www.cityofparkland.org/news/a http://www.zi
                                                                                           apparent vacancy                                         cell phone, fax & email of                                5050                    Registration Form                                                                                                                               bandoned_property.html        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                     local property manager                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         htm
Passed        Parma           OH     $150 for 1yr vacancy - Every 6 months       Not        w/in 30 days of        1st degree misdemeanor           Name & address of local Not discussed        Asst. Building Commissioner -Don     For a copy, contact            Not discussed               Board & paint lower      Certificate of   Ch 1715 of Parma Municipal Code       Owner must submit maintenance          http://www.zi
                                          semi-annual,                        discussed         vacancy                                               person/company to                            Graves 440-885-8035 Carol             LPS Industry                                            windows to match          insurance                                            plan along with registration & fees;    pinfo.com/se
                                          escalating fee                                                                                              provide emergency                           Hartzell, chartzell@cityofparma-         Relations                                            house-up to 30 days.        required                                             building commissioner conducts         arch/zipcode.
                                       structure based on                                                                                             inspection access                                        oh.gov                                                                                                                                                                   inspection after reg                 htm
                                          vacancy time;
                                      commercial included


Passed       Pasadena         CA         $365 - annual       Anniversary of      No        Within 30 days of      Fees and fines charged as             Name, address, and      Not discussed Jon Pollard, Code Compliance Mgr,         No online form               Not discussed               Owner must submit        Not discussed     Ch 14.70 of Pasadena Muncipal       Also applies to vacant lots; must   http://www.zi
                                                              registration                 notification by the    special assessments; other         telephone number of any                        phone (626) 744-4633,                                                                         plan for repairing,                                    Code                  obtain a code compliance certificate pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   City           adminsitrative proceedings               local agent or                        jpollard@cityofpasadena.net                                                                    secuuring & long term                                                            of occupancy for removal from      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                    representative ("local" not                                                                                                                    use of premises                                                                           registry                    htm
                                                                                                                                                       defined in ordinance)                                                                                                                      (buildings or lots)


Passed       Patterson        CA      $90 annual ($80 for      January 1         Not        within 10 days of      Up to $1000 per day for             Direct contact name,    Not discussed           Community Development          For a copy, please A sign 18" x "24, legible at 45 ft, Inspection due upon          Not discussed     For a copy, please contact LPS                                              http://www.zi
                                           renewal)                           discussed   transfer or apparent       failure to maintain            street address & phone of                      Department, Code Enforcement          contact LPS       showing name & 24hr contact          default; monthly                                   Industry Relations                                                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                 vacancy                                                property manager                          Division, phone 209-895-8038, fax   Industry Relations      number of PM with "THIS        inspection if occupied                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                     responsible for security,                               209-895-8039,                               PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                 but in default;                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                    maintenance & marketing                             ce@ci.patterson.ca.us                              & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          OR CONCERNS CALL." Affix
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to front facing window or building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       exterior.


Passed        Peoria          IL              $25                 N/A            Not          Will update                 Will update               Name, address & phone         Will update      Inspections Department-Code        Peoria Registration    If required, placard designating      Not discussed          Not discussed      Sec 5-401 of Peoria Municipal          Refer to code for boarding          http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed                                                               of management co.                           Enforcement Division (309) 494-          Form &                   building as unsafe                                                                  Code                   instructions; boarding not to exceed     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                               8949                      Instructions                                                                                                                                        180 days                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             htm
Passed         Perris         CA         $130 - annual         January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of          Prosecution and/or              Name, address, mailing Not discussed Development Services/Community For a copy, contact A sign 18" x "24, legible at 45 ft, Inspections req while                    Not discussed    Perris Vacant Property Ordinance      Additional security measures or        http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed    apparent vacancy       administrative enforcement        address & phone of local              Preservation Department, phone 951- LPS Industry     showing name & 24hr contact property occupied but                                                                                    lighting may be required            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                    (w/in 3 miles of property)               443-1029, fax 951-943-3293        Relations          number of PM with "THIS           in default; weekly                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        property manager                                                                     PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"               inspections by PM                                                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OR CONCERNS CALL." Affix
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to front facing window or building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           exterior.


Passed      Philadelphia      PA         $50 for vacant      Anniversary of      Not       W/in 30 days of              Written notice,                Name & address of         Not discussed Licenses & Inspections, (215) 686-      No online forms               Not discussed                 Not discussed          Not discussed    PM-102.4 of Philadelphia Municipal             Bill setting fees          http://www.zi
                                        structure or lot -    registration    discussed    vacating lot or                                              managing agent                                       2463                                                                                                                                       Code                  (http://webapps.phila.gov/council/atta pinfo.com/se
                                             annual                                           building                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  chments/5807.pdf)            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          htm
Passed       Pittsburgh       PA             No fee          Not discussed       Not       w/in 30 Days of           $300 penalty for not           Name, address & phone Not discussed          Bureau of Building Inspection 412-   Registration forms             Not discussed              Owner submits vacant      Not discussed        Pittsburgh Vacant Property                       None                    http://www.zi
                                                                  (see        discussed      vacancy or          registering; $300 per day for       of property manager                                    255-2175                  provided by Bureau                                        building plan; Bureau                                  Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                              Compliance                  Notification by city             violations                                                                                                     of Building                                            conducts inspection;                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                Window                                                                                                                                                                    Inspection                                                                                                                                                                         htm
                                                              information)
Passed       Placentia        CA     Council recommended Anniversary of          Not        w/in 10 days of         Fees or liens assessed          Name, address & phone Not discussed Register with chief building official; Placentia Vacant or 18" x 24" sign , legible at 45 feet, Weekly inspections by             Not discussed        Placentia Vacant Building       An additional monitoring fee TBD but http://www.zi
                                         $50 for initial     registration     discussed    apparent vacancy         against property; $1000         of property mgr w/in 40               Building Department (714) 993-        Boarded Building     showing name & 24hr contact           property mgr                                               Ordinance                can be waived if building up to code pinfo.com/se
                                     registration & $20 for                                                        administrative penalty for       driving miles of property           8127; Code Enforcement (714) 993-          Application       number of property mgr along                                                                                                 & marketed for sale; rehab of     arch/zipcode.
                                     annual re-registration.                                                               violations                                                                  8124                                            with "THIS PROPERTY                                                                                                      boarded buildings within 90 days         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MANAGED BY" and "TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REPORT PROBLEMS OR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CONCERNS CALL." Posted in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    front-facing window, exterior or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               on stake.


Passed   Plymouth Township    MI              $100           Not discussed       Not       Within 30 days of     Lien for unpaid fees; $100 per Name, address, business Not discussed              Send form to address on form;         Plymouth                    Not discussed                 Not discussed          Not discussed       Plymouth Township Vacant           Possible monthly monitoring fee; a http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed    apparent vacancy      day for failure to provide form;  phone, 24 hr contact                           Building Department, phone (734)       Township                                                                                                Property Ordinance             securing fee charged if owner called pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                    failure to make repairs a     phone, email of property                         354-3210, Fax (734) 207-2689;      Registration Form                                                                                                                        to secure structure; window boarding arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                          misdemeanor              manager/emergency                                Mark A. Lewis, Chief Building                                                                                                                                                  allowed for only fourteen days         htm
                                                                                                                                                          contact                                           Official, phone
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (734) 354-3211,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      mlewis@plymouthtwp.org
Passed      Portsmouth        VA           Unknown           Anniversary of      Not      w/in 12 months of      $50 civil penalty for failing to        Not discussed           Not discussed         Department of Permits &        Registration forms             Not discussed              The Director inspects     Not discussed      Sec. 17-134 of Municipal Code       A letters of certification, on forms   http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed        vacancy                      register                                                             Inspections, Director Lamar Brown, provided by Dept of                                          building & charges                                                              provided by Director, required to      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                  phone 757-393-853, 801 Crawford          Permits                                                 inspection fee                                                                  certify that building is secure      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 St, 4th floor, Portsmouth, VA. 23704                                                                                                                                                                                        htm

Passed        Pulaski         VA         $25 (pending)                           Not        After 12mo. of             $50 failure to reg.              Not discussed in         Not discussed    Building Inspector's Office (540)    No online forms               Not discussed                Not discussed in        Not discussed       Sec 18-71 of Municipal Code       SB 163 is a Derelict Structure Fee      http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed        vacancy                                                     ordinance                                       994-8696 ext. 0                                                                           ordinance                                                                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             htm
Passed   Rancho Cucamonga     CA         TBD - annual        Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of             Not discussed               Name, mailing address, Not discussed Register w/ Building & Safety Dept;              Rancho            A sign on 8.5x11" paper, visible      Inspection upon         Not discussed       Rancho Cucamonga Vacant                http://www.ci.rancho-       http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed    apparent vacancy                                         phone of local (w/in 80                    10500 Civic Center Dr.                   Cucamonga            from street, showing name &          default required;                              Property Ordinance            cucamonga.ca.us/govt/documents/3- pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                    miles) property manager              P.O. Box 807, Rancho Cucamonga,              Registration Form        contact phone of property                                                                                          4agn09.RDA.FIRE.CITY.pdf       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                         CA 91730; phone (909) 477-2710,                                      manager. Sign included in                                                                                                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                (909) 477-2711 Fax                                          registration packet (in available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     forms section)


Passed       Raymore          MO             None            Not specified       Not        w/in 10 days of           $500 per violation            name, address & phone Not discussed            Community Development, phone       For a copy, contact            Not discussed                Inspection w/in 15      Not discussed        Raymore Vacant Property                          None                    http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed    apparent vacancy                                         of property manager w/in                      816-331-1803, fax 816-331-8067;        LPS Industry                                           days of default notice;                              Ordinance                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                       40 miles of property                            Director - Jim Cadoret,             Relations                                                                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  jcadoret@raymore.com, 816-331-                                                                                                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                0488
Passed       Red Bud          IL         $25 - annual          January 1         No         w/in 10 days of      Prosecution or administrative          Name & contact       Not discussed                Pam Poetker                  No online forms        An 18" x 24" sign, legible at 45 Weekly inspections by      Not discussed     For a copy, please contact LPS    http://www.cityofredbud.org/Meeting http://www.zi
                                                                                           apparent vacancy             enforcement                 information for property                          [pam@cityofredbud.org]                                feet, showing property manager's    property manager                                   Industry Relations         %20Information/Meeting%20Minutes/ pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                    manager within 40 miles                                                                                  name & 24-hour contact number                                                                                    City%20Council/Council%20Meeting arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          of property                                                                                              with the words "THIS                                                                                                %20110308.doc                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                OR CONCERNS CALL."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Posted on window interior facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               street or affixed to building.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Available Forms
                                                                                                 Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                   Liability
Status         City           State       Registry Fee          Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                  Window
                                                                                                                                 Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                    Submit Deed           Contact Information         (Some Cities may                Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ordinance                               Notes                        Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          not have
Passed   Redford Township      MI     $50 + $100 inspection                         Not        w/in 90 days of          Civil fine of $150 for 1st             Not discussed                                                              available)
                                                                                                                                                                                    Not discussed Building & Safety Engineering Dept, Redford Township                Not discussed                     See notes            Not discussed      Redford Vacant Building Ordinance    Copy of drivers license included w/ http://www.zi
                                               fee                               discussed    apparent vacancy           violation, escalating fee                                                          (313) 387-2680,            Registration Form                                                                                                                            registration . Building Dept conducts pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                        structure for subsequent                                                       building@redfordtwp.com                                                                                                                                                       initial inspection for code violations. arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                 violations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Buildings w/ violations re-inspected         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          after 90 days. Buildings w/o
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      violations inspected every 12 mos.


Passed       Redlands          CA        $82.42 - annual          January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of             Up to $1000 fine;      Name, direct address & Not discussed                Richard Pepper, Chief Building     No online forms      18" x 24" sign, in font legible at   Inspection due upon       Not discussed          Redlands Vacant Property        http://ci.redlands.ca.us/clerk/agenda/ http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed    apparent vacancy        misdemeanor w/ up to 6 mos phone of (w/in 40 miles of                                     Official,                                    45', showing PM's name & 24 hr          Notice of Default;                                    Ordinance                    staffreports/051909L1-att.pdf      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                  jail            property) local property                           rpepper@cityofredlands.org, dept                           number along w/ the words           monthly inspection                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                  management company                                      phone 909-798-7536                                 "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                   during default;                                                                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   BY" & "TO REPORT                 monthly inspection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                     while vacant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CALL." Posted in interior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             window facing street or affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     building exterior.


Passed        Revere           MA         $500 for < 1 yr    November 15;           Not        w/in 45 days of          Non-compliant owners are               Not discussed        Not discussed      Nicholas Catinazzo Dept. of           Revere                   Not discussed                   Not discussed          Not discussed      Ch 8.05 of Revere Municipal Code                    None                    http://www.zi
                                        vacancy; escalating billing statement    discussed    apparent vacancy        subject to a $300 per day fine.                                                   Inpections 781-286-8197         Registration Form                                                                                                                                                                   pinfo.com/se
                                      fee structure based on mailed on Oct                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                           vacancy time             15                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           htm

Passed         Rialto          CA     Unspecified - annual        January 1         Not        w/in 10 days of          Civil penalties for violating         Local property        Not discussed   Building & Safety Department 909-      Requested          Post sign upon request by city          Owner submits          Not discussed      Chapter 15.62 of Rialto Municipal    Owner must submit a statement of http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed    apparent vacancy                code provisions              management company                                   820-2505                   (3/2/2009)                                                maintenance plan                                        Code                      intent divulging 1) the expected    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    vacancy period, 2) maintenance plan, arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3) plan for occupancy or rehab.          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Refer to code for boarding specs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         City administrator may waive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    registration & fees if code compliant.



Passed       Richmond          CA      Possible monitoring        Unknown           Not        w/in 10 days of            City charges owner for          Property mgr information Not discussed     Felicia Conley, Code Enforcement    No online forms     Post w/in 10 days of vacancy; a Weekly inspection by            Not discussed          Richmond Vacant Building          Monitoring fee required if building   http://www.zi
                                         fee (see notes)                         discussed    apparent vacancy               abatement costs              posted on sign (see Post                               Assistant,                                  sign in black lettering, at least 2" property mgr                                            Ordinance                  designated as "nuisance"; boarding     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                 Property)                                    (510) 621-1569                                    high, visible from 30 ft away,                                                                                       permit required; 30 days maximum       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             listing owner's name, address &                                                                                          boarding time, extensions up to 6          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              phone & same info for property                                                                                                       months;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              mgr


Passed       Richmond          VA         $25 - annual            January 1         Not        After 12 months of     $50 civil penalty for failure to    Name, phone, fax, pager Not discussed      Bureau of Permits & Inspections    For a copy, please            Not discussed                The city conducts an      Not discussed       For a copy, please contact LPS           Richmond municipal code:        http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed      vacancy or within      register ($250 if building in       & email of designated                             804-646-6419                  contact LPS                                              annual inspection                                   Industry Relations          http://www.municode.com/resources/ pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             fifteen days of Notice           certain areas)                       agent                                                                Industry Relations                                                                                                                          gateway.asp?sid=46&pid=13859; see arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ordinance for boarding specifications      htm

Passed       Riverdale         GA       registration fee +      Anniversary of      Not        w/in 10 days of         citation setting a hearing in      Name, address & phone     not discussed     Douglas Manning, Community         No online forms              Not discussed                  Owner submits a         not discussed         Ch 18, Article V of Riverdale      Vacant = unoccupied 60 days or    http://www.zi
                                         inspection fee +        registration    discussed   written notice by city   municipal court; penalties for          of local agent                              Development Director,                                                                    vacant structure plan;                                Municipal Code               more; permit to secure required,  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                               guilty rulings                                                       dmanning@riverdalega.gov, phone                                                                 city inspection upon                                                            renewal every 12 mos; see ordinance arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     770-996-3397, fax 770-996-9913                                                                registration, renewal,                                                                 for securing standards             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     at their discretion;


Passed       Riverdale         IL     annual; $50 for single                                   W/in 30 days of          $100 fine for single family   Yes--an owner/mgr who                          Roy McKinney, Interim Director,    Riverdale Vacant     A sign, legible from the street,                               Comprehensive           Riverdale Vacant Property                       None                    http://www.zi
                                       family dwelling, with                                  apparent vacancy        dwelling, higher fines for more   resides within Cook                         Building & Zoning Department, 708- Building Reg Form     with the contact name, address                                       liability                Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                      increased charges for                                                             elaborate properties, with        County, Illinois                                       849-1798                                          & telephone number                                        insurance req.                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                       other property types                                                           each day of violation incurring                                                                                                                                                                        w/in 30 days of                                                                                     htm
                                                                                                                             additional penalty                                                                                                                                                                             vacancy; refer to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              city code for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                details on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                mandated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 amounts


Passed   Riverside County      CA              $70                January 1                    w/in 10 days of           Non-compliant property                                                     Code Enforcement Division 951-826-    Riverside                                                                                                 Riverside Vacant Property                       None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy               subject to civil &                                                         5311 register@rctlma.org       Registration Form                                                                                                    Ordinance                                                       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                      administrative proceedings &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                      fines of up to $1,000 per day                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
                                                                                                                      per property & administrative
                                                                                                                           penalties and costs.


Passed      Sacramento         CA         *$150 Month            Unspecified        Not        w/in 30 days of          A penalty up to $1,000 is              Not discussed        Not discussed     Code Enforcement for Vacant       Registration forms   Yes (Chula Vista model); a new           Not discussed          Not discussed         Sacramento Vacant Property       Erica's note: called the above number http://www.zi
                                        monitoring fee for                       discussed    apparent vacancy        imposed for the first violation                                                   Buildings 916-808-5948           provided by City    requirement of posting a notice                                                              Ordinance                     & eventually talked to person in    pinfo.com/se
                                       nuisance buildings                                                             and up to $5,000 for every 30                                                                                                           in a conspicuous place on the                                                                                          assessor's office (916-875-0700)-- arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                       days for every subsequent                                                                                                             front of the building stating the                                                                                       says they don't keep a list right now.      htm
                                                                                                                                violation;                                                                                                                      name, address, and phone                                                                                            http://www.cityofsacramento.org/code
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              number of the owner(s) of the                                                                                         /documents/VacantBuildingBrochure
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         property                                                                                                                  CN.pdf.


Passed   Saint Louis County    MO      $200 - semi-annual            N/A           N/A               N/A                            N/A                             N/A                 N/A          Neighborhood Preservation Main      No online forms                    N/A                             N/A                   N/A                          N/A                  10-10-08: Called main Preservation http://www.zi
                                        (may increase to                                                                                                                                             Office 121 S. Meremec, 2nd Floor                                                                                                                                                  office, County Clerk, Revenue,   pinfo.com/se
                                             $2000)                                                                                                                                                         Clayton, MO 63105                                                                                                                                                       Assessor, Public Works, Kathy --no arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Phone:(314) 615-7832                                                                                                                                                     information. Can't find ordinance &      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             it's not in municode.


Passed       Salisbury         MD     Form lists fee as $50;      January 1                    After 45 days of         $500 per violation per day        A local party or agent who Not discussed     Neighborhood Svcs. & Code           Salisbury                  Not discussed                   Not discussed          Not discussed          Salisbury Vacant Property        Boarding allowed for a maximum of      http://www.zi
                                      Ordinance: $500 after                                    vacancy; Upon                                                accepts notification in                 Compliance 501 B E Church St.       Registration Form                                                                                                  Ordinance                             six months;                pinfo.com/se
                                       first year; escalating                                 notification by city                                           case of public health                 Salisbury, MD 21804 410-341-9550                                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                           each add. year                                                                                                         emergency                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      htm
                                              thereafter


Passed      San Bruno          CA              TBD                                  Not         w/in 30 days of       Administrative, civil or criminal     Phone, fax, email &     Not discussed   Code Enforcement Division, phone       San Bruno           If property deemed nuisance:         Monthly inspection       Not discussed         San Bruno Vacant Property            MERS included in ordinance;         http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed          default                   enforcement                  address of responsible                   650-616-7074, fax 650-873-6749      Registration Form     provide a copy of letter or notice     while in default;                                    Ordinance                    Another ordinance in same doc        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                   agent                                                                                        to adjacent property owners                                                                                            outlines reqs for maintenance        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             giving PM's name & 24hr contact                                                                                         (maintenance plan req for nuisance          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            phone                                                                                                                properties)
Passed      San Diego          CA                                                   Not        w/in 90 days of        Potential civil penalty of $500 -       Listed in required                     Neighborhood Code Compliance          San Diego      1 or more signs at each entrance    Must submit a                                        San Diego Vacant Property             A foreclosure registry being       http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed    apparent vacancy        $5000 per structure/year (see          statement of intent                              Department                Registration Form    & on fences or walls (when     maintenance plan in                                           Ordinance                              considered                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                   notes)                                                               1200 Third Avenue #800                             appropriate) stating "DO NOT required Statement of                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          San Diego, CA 92101                              ENTER It is a misdemeanor to           Intent                                                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (619) 236-5500                                 enter or occupy this building or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          premises or to remove or deface
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     this notice"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Available Forms
                                                                                                 Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status          City           State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                  Window
                                                                                                                                  Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                     Submit Deed           Contact Information      (Some Cities may                     Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ordinance                                  Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         not have
Passed    San Diego County      CA         Not discussed        Not discussed       Not      Following foreclosure            Not discussed                Name, address, phone      Not discussed SAN DIEGO RECORDER/CLERK,              Submit a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         available)                      Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed        San Diego County Foreclosure         Foreclosing lender files a contact  http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     of residential real                                         and email of authorized                   County Administration Center       "Foreclosing                                                                                                         Ordinance                   information page with Recorder's    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    property                                                      agent                             1600 Pacific Highway, Suite260,   Lender Contact                                                                                                                                      Office along with the customary    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    San Diego, CA 92101, Document    Information Page"                                                                                                                                  Deeds information (see ordinance for      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Recording - phone (619) 238-8158 along with Trustee                                                                                                                                           additional details)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Deed
Passed     San Francisco        CA       Not clear - annual      Unspecified        Not        after 90 days of               Not discussed                    Not discussed         Not discussed            Not yet provided             No form available         A sign at least 8.5"x11",          Not discussed         Min. of $300,000      San Francisco Vacant Property       http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/site/bdsupvrs_ http://www.zi
                                        (refer to ordinance)                     discussed       vacancy for                                                                                                                              pending legislation       conspicuously located at                                   for residential,              Ordinance                          page.asp?id=101071            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              residential; 1 year,                                                                                                                                                building front, showing name,                                $1,000,000 for                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                 commercial                                                                                                                                                       address & phone of owner or                                 commercial/mixe                                                                                      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                owner's agent. Also: "if a notice                               d structures
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of foreclosure or default has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 been recorded for the property
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                lender information must also be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             identified"


Passed       San Jacinto        CA         TBD - annual           January 1         No         w/in 10 days of         Strict liability offense subject     Direct contact name,   Not discussed  Joe Lancaster, Building Official,        No online forms       18" x 24" sign, in font legible at inspection req prior to    Not discussed         San Jacinto Vacant Property           Abandoned property = vacant &         http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy                  to enforcement              street address, fax &                  (951) 487-7330; Phil Hallberg,                               45', showing PM's name & 24 hr         notice of default;                                    Ordinance                  either: (1) subject of current notice of pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          phone number of property               Acting Code Enforcement Manager,                                  number along w/ the words          weekly inspections                                                                  default, notice of trustee’s sale or   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          manager w/in 40 miles of                        (951) 537-6382                                        "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                   while vacant                                                                   subject of tax assessor’s lien sale; (2)      htm
                                                                                                                                                                   property                                                                                           BY" & "TO REPORT                                                                                                  subject of foreclosure sale where title
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS                                                                                                    retained by deed of trust benificiary;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CALL." Posted in interior                                                                                                  (3) transferred by deed…
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                window facing street or affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        building exterior.


Passed        San Jose          CA        $420 - quarterly        Quarterly         Not      Upon notification by               Unspecified               A responsible agent living Not discussed    San Jose Building Division, phone   For a copy, contact            Not discussed               Bi-weekly inspections     Not discussed       Ch 17.38 of San Jose Municipal       THIS IS A NEGLECTED BUILDING http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed        Director                                                 within 60 miles of San                     408-535-3555, fax 408- 292-6214        LPS Industry                                            by PM recorded in a                                        Code                     MONITORING PROGRAM; The               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                    Jose                                                                       Relations                                                      log                                                                        Director notifies a building owner if arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                registration required               htm
Passed        Sanford           FL         $100 - annual        Anniversary of      Not          w/in 10 days of        administrative enforcement        Name, address, phone of Not discussed            City Manager's Office,         Registration forms     A sign at property front, visible    Property inspection      Not discussed      Sanford Vacant Property Ordinance          "Foreclosure Responsibility        http://www.zi
                                                                 registration    discussed   initiating foreclosure,                                      property manager w/in 20                             407.688.5001                provided by City     from street, showing name & 24            req prior to                                                                              Ordinance";                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                  14 days of city                                             miles of property                                                               Manager            hr contact of property manager          registration;                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                    notification                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm

Passed         Santee           CA         $190 - annual          January 1         No         w/in 10 days of         http://qcode.us/codes/santee/         Yes w/in 40 miles       Yes-Notice of           City of Santee, CA           For a copy, contact       A sign legible at 45 feet                                                     Ch 15.29 of Santee Municipal Code residential and commercial property         http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy         view.php?topic=1&frames=on                                     Recordation        Department of Development           LPS Industry                                                                                                                                 with a vacant residential             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                       Number                     Services                     Relations                                                                                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            10601 Magnolia Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                                      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Santee, CA 92071
                                                                                                                                                                                                           619.258.4100 Ext. 206
Passed      Schaumberg          IL         Not discussed        Not discussed       Not       Within 15 days of                     N/A                        Name & contact         Not discussed Register with Finance Dept Water         No forms for      Numeric address numbers must          Inspections required      Not discussed        For a copy, please contact LPS      For secured building, a key box may     http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed   apparent vacancy or                                          information for local agent                  Billing Division, 847-895-4500,   registration; contact   be posted on the property           but specific timetable                                Industry Relations           be required by the Fire Code Official   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              notification by the                                               responsible for                     waterbillingadmin@ci.schaumburg.il the Water Billing                                                 not discussed                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                      City                                                     maintenance and                      .us; Water Billing Supervisor, Susan         Dept                                                                                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                                  marketing                         Hupp, Shupp@ci.schaumburg.il.us;
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Code Compliance Division, 847-923-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3700



Passed         Selma            CA         $200 - annual          January 1         Not       w/in 10 days of title            Civil penalties              Name, 24 hr phone of     Not discussed     Selma Community Development        For a copy, please A sign, at least 18" x 24", visible     Montly inspection by      Not discussed         Ordinance 2008-6 in Selma               REQUIRES MONTHLY                   http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed    transfer or vacancy                                          local property manager                                  Dept                      contact LPS      at 45', showing property mgr's            property mgr                                      Municipal Code                  INSPECTION OF OCCUPIED                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                       1710 Tucker Street, Selma, CA      Industry Relations name, address & 24 hr contact                                                                                               PROPERTY IN DEFAULT UNTIL              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  93662                                            number with "THIS                                                                                                     PROPERTY IS VACANT. Pools                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Phone (559) 891-2208                              PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                                                                                                       must be kept in working order,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax (559) 898-0338                                & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS                                                                                                             cleaned & treated.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 OR CONCERNS CALL."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Posted in window or on exterior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            wall.


Passed       Sioux Falls        SD         $200 - annual        Anniversary of                  w/in 30 days of                                                                                                     SD                       Sioux Falls                                                                                             Sioux Falls Vacant Property         structure and multiple housing code    http://www.zi
                                                                 registration                       vacancy                                                                                                  Building Services               Registration                                                                                                    Ordinance                                violations.               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                               605-367-8254                                                                                                                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Planning and Building                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Services
Passed        Smyrna            DE      None if vacant < 1      Anniversary of      Not      w/in 60 consecutive        Delinquent registration fees      Name & address of local Not discussed  Dept of Planning & Inspections,          For a copy, contact            Not discussed                  Not discussed          Not discussed      Smyrna Vacant Property Ordinance One registration form required for all http://www.zi
                                        year; escalating for     registration    discussed    days of apparent          become lien; $100-$500 for            party or agent                    phone 302-653-3486, fax 302-659-             LPS Industry                                                                                                                          buildings owned; one-time fee waiver pinfo.com/se
                                        each added year -                                          vacancy                    each violation                                                                  4169                             Relations                                                                                                                                  under certain conditions        arch/zipcode.
                                               annual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          htm
Passed       South Bend         IN      $50 - See Ord. For      Not discussed       Not       w/in 5 days of title        $250 for 1st violation;          Name, address & 24 hr         Yes         Code Enforcement, 574.235.9486,        South Bend                   Not discussed               Weekly inspections by          Yes           Article 8, Sec. 6-37 of South Bend                    None                    http://www.zi
                                            exceptions                           discussed     transfe or upon          escalating fee structure for        contact for property                        codeenf@southbendin.gov           Registration Form                                           property manager;                                      Municipal Code                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              receipt of order of         subsequent violations                  manager                                                                                                                               owner submits a                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                  registration                                                                                                                                                                                        maintenance plan                                                                                                               htm

Passed       South Elgin        IL         $25 - annual                                        w/in 30 days of                                            Yes within Kane County                          Community Development            South Elgin                                                                         300K min. for         South Elgin Vacant Property                        None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy                                                                                       Department 10 N. Water St. Ph: 847- Registration Form                                                                        person &                   Ordinance                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 741-3894                                                                                                     property damage                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed   South San Francisco    CA         $125 - annual          January 1         Not        within ten days of          Collection of unpaid       Direct contact name,   Not discussed               South San Francisco Fire            South San      A sign at least 18" x 24", legible        Inspection before        Not discussed         South San Francisco Vacant           HUD standards for securing (see      http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed   inspection or date of        registration fees using    mailing address & phone                             Prevention, 650-829-6645            Francisco      at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr           Notice of Default;                                 Property Ordinance             ordinance for details); boards painted pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    vacancy             available legal means; civil   number of property                                                                 Registration Form    contact number of PM with             monthly inspection if                                                              to match property; additional security arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                       penalties up to $1000 per day manager within 40 miles                                                                                "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                     occupied but in                                                                      measures, such as additional            htm
                                                                                                                                                           of the property                                                                                        BY" & "TO REPORT                         default;                                                                         inspections, may be required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PROBLEMS OR CONCERNS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CALL" Affixed to window facing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               street or to building exterior


Passed       Springfield        IL     $100 for 1st 6 months;    Every three        Not      Upon notification by Violations fined $125-$1000 + Name, address, home & Not discussed   Building & Zoning Department,                       Springfield Vacant             Not discussed                 Owner submits           Not discussed      Division V of Springfield Municipal   Joint inspection with city required for http://www.zi
                                          $250 for 2nd 3        months (see      discussed        the city         add. Mandatory fine of $10- work phone of authorized             phone 217-789-2171, fax 217-789-                           Property                                              Vacant Building Plan                                        Code                    registration or re-registration; $20   pinfo.com/se
                                         months & every 3        registry fee                                      $75 per day, increased fines   agent at least 21 yo                            2048                                    Registration Form                                                                                                                                  Change of Ownership Fee;           arch/zipcode.
                                         months afterward       information)                                        for subsequent infractions   residing in Sangamon                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                        County
Passed       Springfield        MA         $100 - annual             N/A           N/A        upon commencing           $300 for failure to register                N/A                  N/A             Code Enforcement / Building       No online forms                     N/A                           N/A                    N/A            Springfield Ordinance 157-03-09                      None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                                 foreclosure                                                                                          Division, phone 413-787-6031, fax                                                                                                                    (not yet available)                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                proceedings                                                                                                      413-787-6023;                                                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm
Passed        St. Paul          MN      Amended to $1000 -      Not discussed       Not         w/in 30 days of                                                Not discussed         Not discussed            Steve Magner                    St. Paul                   Not discussed                     Unknown             Not discussed      St. Paul Vacant Property Ordinance       A Category 3 building must be        http://www.zi
                                             annual                              discussed      receiving letter                                                                                        Vacant Buildings Supervisor       Registration Form                                                                                                                               brought up to code before sale; a     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                             (651) 286-2542                                                                                                                                                                bond requirement that the city       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Planning and Development                                                                                                                                                           arbitrarily determines added to           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Services                                                                                                                                                                    category 1 and 2 properties
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Available Forms
                                                                                             Compliance                                                 Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status        City           State      Registry Fee        Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                              Window
                                                                                                                              Penalty
                                                                                                                                                           Manager
                                                                                                                                                                               Submit Deed           Contact Information             (Some Cities may               Post Property                   Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ordinance                                Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         not have
Passed      St. Peters        MO     $150 - semi-annual     w/in 30 days of      Not      30 days to complete       Late fees & other penalties                               Not discussed    Building Dept (636) 278-2244 ext.         St. Peters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         available)                  Not discussed                   Not discussed         Not discussed        Registration for Residential         The building commissioner will       http://www.zi
                                                             receiving bill   discussed     ordered repairs                                                                    in ordinance                   670                     Registration Form                                                                                                 Structures                register a residential property after 6 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      months vacancy. Owners of           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  commercial properties must register          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   regardless of nuisance status--see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        municipal code for details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (http://codes.sullivanpublications.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              /stpeters-slp/)


Passed       Stockton         CA      Monitoring fee for     Unspecified         Not        w/in 180 days of       Unpaid fees assessed against                               Not discussed    Neighborhood Services Stockton         No form available       4" x 6" weather resistant sign Monthly inspection by         Not discussed        Stockton Vacant Property                         Flyer                http://www.zi
                                     nuisance buildings -                     discussed    apparent vacancy                 the property                                                              Police Department                                       affixed to window or building   owner or designee;                                       Ordinance                 (http://www.stocktongov.com/Police/n pinfo.com/se
                                           annual                                                                                                                                              (209) 937-8813; Fines payable to                            facing street, showing owner's or      additional                                                                     eighborhoodservices/Vacancyordinan arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Director of Finance                                 company's name & number with maintenance/security                                                                            ceadopted08-19-08.pdf)            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "This property managed by" &     measures may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           "To report problems or concerns         required
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           call"


Passed   Sunny Isles Beach    FL            $100                                 No          w/in 30 days of        10% late fee charge; up to       Name, street address &   Not discussed     Code Enforcement Phone: (305)        Registration forms              Not discussed                  Owner submits a        Not discussed    Sunny Isles Beach Vacant Property       Providing for the registration of    http://www.zi
                                                                                          receiving notification       $100 per violation             phone of responsible                                 792-1705                   provided by City                                            vacant lot or building                                Ordinance                       vacant lots & buildings          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                  by city                                             natural person (not a                          Fax: (305) 792-1565                Manager or                                                        plan                                                                                                           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           company)                                                                      designee                                                                                                                                                                             htm

Passed       Surprise         AZ      None - see notes      Not specified       N/A          Not discussed             Fines up to $2500 per              Not discussed       Not discussed        Community Development              Registration not               Not discussed                   Not discussed         Not discussed        Surprise Vacant Property          City passed Abandoned Property      http://www.zi
                                                                                                                          violation, per day                                                              Department                   required (see                                                                                                   Ordinance                 Action Plan including proactive code pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                 12425 W. Bell Road, D-100,               notes)                                                                                                                                     enforcement efforts & use of     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Surprise, AZ 85374-9002, Phone                                                                                                                                                        Maricopa county foreclosure           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                               623-222-3000, Fax 623-222-3001                                                                                                                                                    database. Vacant property registry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           not part of Plan.


Passed       Sylvania         GA             $35                 N/A            N/A               N/A                            N/A                           N/A                  N/A                       N/A                     No online forms                     N/A                             N/A                   N/A               Requested (4/2/2009)           http://www.citysylvaniaga.net/index.p http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 hp?option=com_content&task=view&i pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           d=191&Itemid=1              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            htm
Passed       Temecula         CA     N/A - VPR Effective    Anniversary of       Not        w/in 30 days of        Violations are misdemeanors;      Name, street address &   Not discussed    Director of Building & Safety Mark       Temecula            A sign with property manager's           Not discussed         Not discussed        Chapter 8.44 of Temecula         Additional secuirty measures may be http://www.zi
                                            8/8/08           registration     discussed    apparent vacancy         civil and criminal penalties     24hr phone of property                          Harold 951-694-6439             Registration Form      name 7 24hr phone number, in                                                            Municipal Code                             required              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                           manager                                                                                         interior of front window or affixed                                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to building, visible from the street                                                                                                                           htm



Passed        Toledo          OH        $100 to start       Details not yet                  after 90 days            Fine for not registering                 N/A                  N/A         Supervisor of Code Enforcement       Toledo Registration                  N/A                             N/A                   N/A                  Unable to locate              Homes listed with a Realtor or for    http://www.zi
                                       escalating fees.       available                                              vacant property would be                                                           (419) 936-3618                     Form                                                                                                                                     rent qualify for a fee exemption.    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                     $250 for the first violation,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                     $500 for the second, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                        $1,000 for the third
Passed    Treasure Island     FL        $100 - annual       Anniversary of       Not           w/in 7 days of     Violations cited & reviewed by Name & contact info of Not discussed Register with Police Department; For a copy, contact                   A sign showing name & 24hr           Inspection due before    Not discussed    Ordinance 08-16 in Treasure Island                   None                    http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed    initiating foreclosure   Code Enforcement Board       property manager w/in 20              Chief Tim Casey, 727-547-4595,     LPS Industry                      contact of property manager on            filing; monthly                                Municipal Code                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                          process or 14 days of                                      miles of property                police@mytreasureisland.org; Reid     Relations                                  front door                   inspection during                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                 city citation                                                                             Silverboard (City Manager)                                                                                      vacancy                                                                                                            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                      727-547-4575 ext 228; Dawn Foss
                                                                                                                                                                                      (City Clerk) 727-547-4575 ext 229,
                                                                                                                                                                                        cityhall@mytreasureisland.org



Passed       Trenton          MI        $80 - annual        Anniversary of       Not        within 30 days of       Civil infraction and fines for   Name, address & contact Not discussed     Building Inspector, William Hogan,        Requested                   Not discussed                  Owner submits a        Not discussed    Trenton Vacant Property Ordinance           Approved June 1, 2009            http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed          vacancy             failure to register, report     number of local agent or                         phone (734) 675-825,               (6/9/2009)                                               "signed maintenance                                                                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                    changes or renew annually            representative                            wrhogan@trenton-mi.com                                                                                plan";                                                                                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
Passed         Troy           NY        $100 - annual       Anniversary of       Not        w/in 30 days of         Violating registry provisions    Name, address & phone Not discussed Bureau of Code Enforcement, (518) Registration forms               Director of Code Enforcement Owner submits vacant                  Proof of       Ch 141 of Troy Municipal Code      Specific boarding requirements (see http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed    apparent vacancy         incurs $250 fine or possible      of responsible party that                       270-4584,             provided by Code               may require emergency signage building plan; Dir. Of               insurance                                          ordinance); boarded buildings must pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                         jail time, additional        can be contacted during            http://www.troyny.gov/codeenforcem   Enforcement                                                 Code Enf. Conducts                required (amt                                            have electric & gas shut off;   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                     prosecutions also possible      business & non-business                           ent.html                                                                           monthly inspections;               specified) &                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                hrs                                                                                                                                                        name, address
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             & phone of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           insurance co &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                agent


Passed      Twinsburg         OH        $25 - annual          January 1          No         w/in 10 days of          Violations treated as strict      Direct name, phone,      Not discussed Division of Building, 330-963-6270,    For a copy, please A sign at least 18" x 24," legible         Inspection prior to     Not discussed      For a copy, please contact LPS     Building Commissioner may require http://www.zi
                                                                                          purchase or transfer            liability offenses            street/office mailing                 10075 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg,            contact LPS     at 45 ft, w/ name & 24hr contact           Notice of Default;                                Industry Relations           other maintenance and/or security pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            of loan/deed or                                          address of local (w/in 40                             OH 44087                  Industry Relations of property mgr along w/ "THIS            monthly inspection if                                                          measures, including on-site security arch/zipcode.
                                                                                           apparent vacancy                                          miles of property) prperty                                                                         PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                       occupied but in                                                                           guard                       htm
                                                                                                                                                          mgmt company                                                                                  "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                          default;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONCERNS CALL," affixed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           interior window or building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      exterior


Passed    University City     MO        $200 - annual       Anniversary of       Not         w/in 30 days of               Not discussed             Name, address & phone Not discussed        Dept of Community Development         University City                Not discussed                Owner submits vacant     Not discussed    Sec 8.28.020 of Municipal Code or        Statement of intent required.     http://www.zi
                                                             registration     discussed          vacancy                                               of designated agent                          6801 Delmar Boulevard            Registration Form                                               building plan                                  click for brochure           Housing inspectors review property, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                  University City, MO 63130                                                                                                                                                       ordered repair must be completed arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        (314) 505-8500                                                                                                                                                           w/in 60 days. Can't find code on city      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               web site.
Passed        Urbana          IL          Unknown              Every six        N/A          w/in 30 days of                     N/A                           N/A                  N/A       Clay Baier, Housing Inspector, (217)    No online forms                     N/A                             N/A                   N/A                        N/A                                   None                    http://www.zi
                                                               months                           apparent                                                                                                   384-2436                                                                                                                                                                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm
Passed       Vacaville        CA         Unspecified             N/A             Not      w/in 30 or more days Escalating for each infraction, Name, address & 24-hour Not discussed           Code Compliance, 707-449-5693            Registration                 Not discussed                Weekly inspections by    Not discussed    Ch 8.1 of Vacaville Municipal Code       Buildings determined to be a     http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed        of vacancy      refer to Code; also see notes    phone of local property                                                                  requires a                                                        PM                                                                     nuisance charged $550 MONTHLY pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                management company                                                                      notification in                                                                                                                                monitoring fee; involuntary    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           writing                                                                                                                                     enforcement response fee;           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.cityofvacaville.com/__doc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 uments/PressReleases/2008/press%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 20release%20foreclosure%20ordinan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ce.pdf


Passed        Vallejo         CA            TBD             w/in 30 days of      Not        w/in 90 days of            Enforcement of fines               Not discussed       Not discussed     Nimat Shakoor-Grantham, Code          No online forms                Not discussed                   Not discussed         Not discussed    Ch 7.62 of Vallejo Municipal Code      Building vacant > 90 days must be http://www.zi
                                                            notification by   discussed    apparent vacancy                                                                                    Enforcement Manager, phone 707-                                                                                                                                                     code-compliant & actively marketed pinfo.com/se
                                                                  city                                                                                                                            648-4522, fax 707-552-0163,                                                                                                                                                    (fee waived in this case), active rehab arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 cenforcement@ci.vallejo.ca.us                                                                                                                                                   required; broken windows replaced or         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                boarded.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Available Forms
                                                                                                    Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                     Liability
 Status           City            State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                     Window
                                                                                                                                     Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                   Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                         Submit Deed            Contact Information(Some Cities may                        Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Ordinance                               Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       not have
 Passed         Villa Park         IL         $200 - annual        Anniversary of      No         w/in 15 days of         $100-$750 fine per violation,      Name, address & phone Not discussed       Register w/ Community           Villa Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       available)                          Not discussed              Building plan required      Not discussed        Villa Park Vacant Property      $500 "vacant" building inspection fee; http://www.zi
                                                                    registration                  acquiring title to       per day; administrative or        of natural person at least          Development; Comm. Dev. Director, Registration Form                                                   for vacant buildings                                    Ordinance                distinction between "unoccupied" & pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                unoccupied building           court enforcement                 21yo w/ permanent                 Shubhra Govind, 630-592-6072                                                                                                                                                         "vacant," the latter being unoccupied arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                   or Director's                                                address in DuPage                                                                                                                                                                                                           and distressed as defined in           htm
                                                                                                    notification                                                      County                                                                                                                                                                                                             ordinance; boarding for max of 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       months


 Passed          Warren            MI         TBD - annual              N/A           N/A        Within ten days of             Fines up to $500              Property manager to be         N/A                        N/A                    No online form                    N/A                  Initial inspection within        N/A               Requested (7/20/2009)         http://www.macombdaily.com/articles/ http://www.zi
                                                                                                 apparent vacancy                                                within 40 miles of                                                                                                                       five days of filing                                                          2009/07/07/news/srv0000005779454 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                      property                                                                                                                         foreclosure complaint                                                                            .txt;               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         or advertisement;                                                             http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/1      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         weekly inspection                                                                      9978661/detail.html
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           during vacancy


 Passed    Warrensville Heights    OH         $100 - annual        Not discussed       Not         w/in 30 days of        $200-$1000 per violation, per      Name, street address &      Not discussed    Building Department, phone (216)     Warrensville          Sign posted on building w/           Not discussed              At least         Warrensville Heights Vacant           Vacant Building Regulations:      http://www.zi
                                                                                    discussed          vacancy                       day                      phone number of an          in ordinance     587-1230, fax (216) 587-1257          Heights           agent's name, address & phone                                   $300,000 for          Property Ordinance            http://www.conwaygreene.com/Warre pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                             agent at least 21yo who                                                         Registration Form                                                                      residential                                        nsville/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=main- arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                             resides or has office in                                                                                                                                               buildings &                                                       h.htm&2.0                    htm
                                                                                                                                                               Cuyahoga County                                                                                                                                                    $1,000,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  non-residential
 Passed        Washington          DC          $20 per unit                                        w/in 30 days of                                                                                        Inspection & Compliance Admin.      Washington DC                                                                                           42-3131 of Washington DC           Vacant Property Information page: http://www.zi
                                                                                                  apparent vacancy                                                                                          941 North Capitol St NE 1700     Registration Form                                                                                             Municipal Code              http://dcra.dc.gov/dcra/cwp/view,a,3, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wash. D.C. 20002                                                                                                                                                      q,625194,dcraNav_GID,1691,dcraNa arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               v,%7C33420%7C.asp                  htm

 Passed         Waterford          CA          Unspecified                             Not         w/in 60 days of             Lien for unpaid fees               Not discussed          Not discussed      Bruce Stewart, Chief Building       Waterford                  Not discussed                  Not discussed           Not discussed       Chapter 15.42 of Waterford       Also applies to commercial buildings; http://www.zi
                                                                                    discussed     apparent vacancy                                                                                             Official, 209-874-2328        Registration Form                                                                                             Municipal Code              fee due of building vacant more than pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        60 days or boarded; the city sends arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the bill to owner's address           htm

 Passed         Watervliet         NY         $200 - annual        Anniversary of     Yes          w/in 30 days of            Penalties for violation          Property manager in       Not discussed       Mark R. Gilchrist, Building      Registration form            Not discussed                Owner submits a           Not discussed       Articles IX & X of Watervliet         Exemption for fire damage          http://www.zi
                                                                    registration                       vacancy                                                   Albany County                           Inspector, phone 518-270-3800 ext      provided by                                            vacant building plan                                  Municipal Code                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                               105, fax 518-270-3832           Building Dept                                                                                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
 Passed        Watsonville         CA     TBD by City Council -      January 1         No          w/in 10 days of                                           Yes-24hr w/in 25 miles of                       Redevelopment & Housing         Registration forms Yes on form provided by the City PM to inspect weekly.                                Watsonville Vacant Property       See pg 145 of ordinance - Register     http://www.zi
                                                annual                                          transfer or apparent                                                property                             Marty Ackerman Ph: 831-768-3080      provided by City             w/PM info              Violations remedied                                        Ordinance                   water in repsonsible party name       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                       vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                        w/in 72 hrs.                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
 Passed         Westerly           RI         $100 - annual          January 1         Not         w/in 30 days of           Penalty up to $500 per             Name, address &        Not discussed        Marilyn Shellman, Dir of Code        Westerly      A sign 18" x 24" in font legible at Weekly inspection by           Not discussed        Westerly Vacant Property          Director may require additional       http://www.zi
                                                                                    discussed          vacancy                      violation                permanent contact info of                      Enforcement, 401-348-2604,       Registration Form   45 ft & with the words "THIS              PM                                                Ordinance                  maintenance, security or lighting or   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                  local property                             mshellman@westerly.org                            PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                                                                                                         on-site security guard           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                 management co                                                                                 "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                                                                                                                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CONCERNS CALL." Affix to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 exterior of structure or place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       visible from street


 Passed         Wheeling           WV       $0 if vacant < 1 yr;   Not discussed       Not        Within 30 days of         $100-$500 for failure to         Name, address & phone Not discussed                    Janice Jones,              No online form              Not discussed              Upon registration, city     Not discussed      For a copy, please contact LPS       Possible 90 day waiver if plan to    http://www.zi
                                            increases by $200                       discussed   apparent vacancy, as      register or pay fees; liens for    of local agent within the                         jjones@wheelingwv.gov                                                                  officials may choose                                  Industry Relations           sell/lease or repair/demo building;   pinfo.com/se
                                           each additional year                                    defined in the                delinquent fees                       state                                                                                                                              to conduct an                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                     ordinance                                                                                                                                                                                           inspection, with                                                                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       annual reinspection
 Passed          Wichita           KS     $25 non-transferable     Not discussed       Not          See brochure             $250 every 3 mos up to          Name & contact info for     Not discussed Office of Central Inspection 316-268-    Wichita                    Not discussed                  Owner submits           Not discussed       Wichita Neglected Buildings              StopBlight Information:      http://www.zi
                                                                                    discussed   (http://www.wichita.g           $1000 per year                 agent residing in                        448; Julie Irvin or Deb Legge, 268- Registration Form                                           statement of intent                                   Ordinance                http://www.wichita.gov/CityOffices/O pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                ov/NR/rdonlyres/1983                                           Sedgwick County,                             4481, for forms assistance                                                                                                                                                 CI/neighborhood_inspection/StopBlig arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                 01F8-20D2-4D03-                                                   Kansas                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ht.htm                    htm
                                                                                                        B6CE-
                                                                                                C3AA614897CA/0/n
                                                                                                eglectedbuildingbroc
                                                                                                       hure.pdf)
 Passed        Wilmington          DE     $500 1st yr. To $5000      January 1         Not         w/in 45 days of          Criminal proceedings for              Not discussed          Not discussed Dept. of License & Inspections 302-    Wilimington DE               Not discussed                  Not discussed           Not discussed       Wilmington Vacant Property                       None                    http://www.zi
                                           fees escalate based                      discussed     apparent vacancy        failure to register, fines up to                                                          576-3030                  Vacant Property                                                                                                 Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                           on length of vacancy                                                            $500, civil action for unpaid                                                                                          Forms                                                                                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                        fees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        htm
 Passed        Winchester          VA         $25 - annual         Anniversary of      Not       w/in 12 months of         Max fee of $50 for failure to          Not discussed          Not discussed    Building Department, phone 540-     Registration form            Not discussed                  Not discussed           Not discussed       Winchester Vacant Property                     Amendment              http://www.zi
                                                                    registration    discussed    apparent vacancy                   register                                                                 667-1815, fax 540-722-3618         provided by                                                                                                  Ordinance                 (http://test1.winchesterva.gov/docum pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                          inspections@ci.winchester.va.us;    Building Official                                                                                                                        ents/government/city_code_ordinanc arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Building Official John Knight                                                                                                                                             es/2008_29_Vacant_Buildings.pdf);         htm

 Passed         Wyoming            MI              N/A                  N/A           N/A                N/A                           N/A                             N/A                   N/A         Building Inspections, phone 616-530-    Wyoming                         N/A                            N/A                    N/A                  Unable to locate            Form submission online or by mail      http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         7285                 Registration Form                                                                                                                                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
 Passed           York             PA       $500 after 1yr. of     November 15         Not         w/in 45 days of        Delinquent Registration fee as      Yes - w/in State of PA     Not discussed Economic Development Department        York Registration            Not discussed                  Not discussed           Not discussed     Art. 1729 of York Municipal Code                   None                    http://www.zi
                                                vacancy                             discussed          vacancy             a lien.After 30 days $500 to                                                   & Redevelopment Authority;               Form                                                                                                                                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                       $5000                                                                  info@revyork.com                                                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
 Passed         Ypsilanti          MI       $300 escrow fee        Not discussed       Not      w/in 60 days of initial      Lien for unpaid escrow            Name, contact info,       Not discussed      Bldg. Dept.1 South Huron St.         Ypsilanti          Vacant buildings identified as        Not discussed           Not discussed        Ch 18 Article VI of Ypsilanti                   None                    http://www.zi
                                                                                    discussed     designation as a                                            description of owner's                         Ysilanti,MI (734)482-1025       Registration Form      dangerous to firefighters shall                                                         Municipal Code                                                     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   vacant building                                                    agent                                                                                        have approved warning placards                                                                                                                              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    affixed to entrances/openings                                                                                                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     where firefighters may enter.



Pending Legislation
 Pending        Albertville        MN              N/A                  N/A           N/A                N/A                           N/A                             N/A                   N/A                        N/A                  No forms available                  N/A                            N/A                    N/A              Ordinance in draft stage        http://www.pressnews.com/articles/2 http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             pending legislation                                                                                                                       009/03/19/other_news/566albertville3- pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2.txt;                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       http://www.ci.albertville.mn.us/cityhall      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /city%20council/2009/Minutes/ccm03
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     0209.htm
 Pending    Arlington Heights      TX              N/A                  N/A           N/A                N/A                           N/A                             N/A                   N/A                        N/A                  No forms available                  N/A                            N/A                    N/A            Ordinance in proposal stage      http://arlingtonheightsna.com/Blog/ar http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             pending legislation                                                                                                                                     chives/1012             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  htm
 Pending         Atlanta           GA              N/A                  N/A           N/A          w/in 90 days of                     N/A                             N/A                   N/A                        N/A                  No forms available                  N/A                    Owner submits                  N/A          Proposed Atlanta Vacant Property       Not passed (as of 10/30/08)         http://www.zi
                                                                                                  apparent vacancy                                                                                                                           pending legislation                                      Vacant Building Plan                                    Ordinance                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Available Forms
                                                                                        Compliance                                             Submit Property                                                                                                                             Liability
Status      City       State       Registry Fee        Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                         Window
                                                                                                                      Penalty
                                                                                                                                                  Manager
                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Deed          Contact Information          (Some Cities may      Post Property     Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ordinance                               Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              not have
Pending     Barre       VT     $500 permit - quarterly Every 90 days -      Not       Upon vacancy (not     Violations fined $50-$500 per        Not discussed         Not discussed   Building Department, phone 802-        available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No forms available   Not discussed     Application includes    Not discussed   Barre Proposed Vacant Building    Fee waived if actively marketed for http://www.zi
                                                        every ninety     discussed   occupied at least 90    offense, per day & possible                                                 476-0263; Robbie Strachan,      pending legislation                    'Statement of Intent";                             Ordinance                sale; Owner must provide police        pinfo.com/se
                                                       days (possible                       days)            maximum 30 days jail time                                                  Director, phone, 802-476-0263,                                             Inspection with                                                        department with list of individuals with arch/zipcode.
                                                           waiver)                                                                                                                          rstrachan@barrecity.org                                                 Director upon                                                             legal access to the building;             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               registration & renewal



Pending     Belton      MO              N/A                 N/A            N/A         w/in 10 days of                  N/A                  Full legal name, direct       N/A             Register w/ Community         No forms available        N/A                  N/A                  N/A          Ordinance in proposal stage     http://www.belton.org/Departments/P http://www.zi
                                                                                      apparent vacancy                                      mailing address & phone                        Development Director;         pending legislation                                                                                              C_Agendas_Minutes/2009_pc_agen pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                  for registered                                                                                                                                                                               das/pc_agenda_030209.pdf       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                representative or                                                                                                                                                                                                                  htm
                                                                                                                                             company in charge of
                                                                                                                                              maintenance and/or
                                                                                                                                                    marketing
Pending   Boca Raton    FL              N/A                 N/A            N/A               N/A                        N/A                           N/A                  N/A                      N/A                  No forms available        N/A                  N/A                  N/A                      N/A                 http://www.bocanews.com/news/local http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         pending legislation                                                                                              /419-boca-raton-may-create-register- pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 foreclosed-properties.php     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    htm
Pending     Burton      MI              N/A                 N/A            N/A               N/A                        N/A                           N/A                  N/A             Mayor Charles Smiley,         No forms available        N/A                  N/A                  N/A          Ordinance in proposal stage     http://www.burtonmi.com/PDFs/2009 http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                       charles.smiley@ci.burton.mi.us    pending legislation                                                                                                       0420-1900RC.PDF          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 htm

				
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