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                                                                                                 Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                        Liability
 Status           City         State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                   Window
                                                                                                                                  Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Deed           Contact Information             (Some Cities                   Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ordinance                                 Notes                       Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             may not have
 FAILED         Amherst         NY      Measure proposed                                                                                                                                                                                       available)                                                                                                                                                                         http://www.zi
                                          and defeated                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
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 Passed         Alameda         CA     Bill for fee mailed to                       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             buildings vacant over 90 days; fee         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                      buildingofficial@ci.alameda.ca.us                                                                                                             Ordinance#http://www.ci.alameda.c   waiver with 1) building permit, 2)        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a.us/code/_DATA/TITLE13/13_12_       building meets code reqs & is                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     BOARDED_BUILDING_AND_VA marketed for sale, lease or rent, 3)
 Passed          Albany         GA              N/A                  N/A            Not         w/in 10 days of               Not discussed                    Not discussed           Not discussed          Francine Richardson             On LPS Server                  Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed      http://www.albany.ga.us/enforceme                                             http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     apparent vacancy                                                                                        (FRichardson@dougherty.ga.us) or                                                                                                              nt/documents/Vacant%20property                                               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Robert Carter in Code Enforcement                                                                                                               %20ordinance%2008-104.pdf                                                  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                      Not discussed                                       Not discussed      #http://www.nysba.org/Content/Navi http://albanyny.gov/_files/VacantBuild http://www.zi
                                       vacancy; escalating                                         vacancy                                                                                              Buildings (518) 434-5165; Codes     Registration Form                                                                                       gationMenu18/SampleLocalLawsan             ingRegistryBrochure.pdf        pinfo.com/se
                                       fee structure based                                                                                                                                                       (518) 434-5995                                                                                                                     dOrdinances/VacantBuildingRegula                                          arch/zipcode.
                                         on vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tions/default.htm#                                                    htm

 Passed       Albuquerque       NM            annual            Anniversary of      Not        "15 days prior to                                               Not discussed           Not discussed Deborah Nason, Public Information      Provided by Code                 Not discussed                Code Enforcement       Not discussed             14-3-5-14 of Municipal                                                 http://www.zi
                                                                 registration    discussed       vacating the                                                                                          Officer, phone 505-924-3860,           Enforcement                                                will inspect & issue                       Code#http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                  premises"                                                                                                  dnason@cabq.gov                                                                             needed repairs (due                        gateway.dll/New%20Mexico/albuqw                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               in 45 days)                          in/cityofalbuquerquenewmexicocod                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    eofordinanc?f=templates$fn=defaul
 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- Vacant Building                      Not discussed                                                              Sec. 8-1-130 of Alexandria                                                http://www.zi
                                                                 registration                      vacancy              penalty(in historic district           contact info                               4360 CITY OF ALEXANDRIA        Registration Form                                                                                                       Municipal                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                            penalty is $250)                                                           CODE ENFORCEMENT BUREAU                                                                                                                      Code#http://library4.municode.com/                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        301 KING STREET, SUITE 4200                                                                                                                  default/DocView/10349/1/64/66#T                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314                                                                                                                                  OC.1
 Passed         Altoona         PA          $500 1st yr;            39753           Not         w/in 30 day of                                                                                         Dept Codes & Inspections 814-949-  Altoona Form                                                                                              www.altoonapa.gov/altoona/lib/altoo                                           http://www.zi
                                           escalating fee                        discussed         vacancy                                                                                                           2456                                                                                                                           na/vacant_property.pdf#http://www.                                            pinfo.com/se
                                        structure based on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          altoonapa.gov/altoona/lib/altoona/va                                          arch/zipcode.
                                            vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     cant_property.pdf#                                                        htm

 PUT ON         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-                                         Not discussed                Owner submits a        Not discussed      #http://www.arlingtontx.gov/citysecr ORDINANCE PUT ON HOLD; Fee               http://www.zi
  HOLD                                   yrs, escalating                         discussed     apparent vacancy                   day                                                                    6777, fax 817-459-6772,                                                                          maintenance plan                          etary/pdf/ordinances/Ord.%202008                setting resolution            pinfo.com/se
                                         depending on                                                                                                                                                      code@arlingtontx.gov                                                                                 form;                                            -053.pdf#               (http://www.arlingtontx.gov/citysecret   arch/zipcode.
                                       duration of vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ary/pdf/resolutions/Resolution_2008-          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           241.pdf); $150 re-inspection fee
 Passed          Aurora         CO         TBD - annual           January 1         Not         w/in 10 days of           Prosecution and/or              Name, direct address &           Not            Nancy Sheffield, Director of  No form available 18" x 24" sign, in font visible at             Bi-weekly inspection    Not discussed      #http://www.auroragov.org/stellent/g    effective april 4, 2009; a montly     http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     apparent vacancy        administrative enforcement         phone of local property      mentioned in    Neighborhood Services, 15151 E.  pending legislation  45', containing name & 24hr                    by property mgr                           roups/public/documents/article-        inspection required if property      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                manager                 ordinance       Alameda Parkway, Fourth Floor ,                     contact number of property mgr                                                                publication/051707.pdf#        occupied but in default; unpaid fees     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Aurora, CO 80012, phone 303-739-                           w/ the words "THIS                                                                                                               assessed to tax bill                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7280,                                 PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &
 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        Unknown        Baltimore Property Registration  Vacant Property                                                      Unknown            Not discussed      #http://cityservices.baltimorecity.go                                         http://www.zi
                                        dwelling. A max. of                      discussed                              (see ordinance); possible             city or customarily                            Division 410-396-3575        Registration                                                                                              v/charterandcodes/Code/Art%2000                                               pinfo.com/se
                                       5K for each owner of                                                             fines up to $500 for each         transacts business in an                                                          Forms &                                                                                                    %20-%20Bldg,%20Fire.pdf#                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                               record.                                                                           offense.                      office in the City.                                                         Instructions                                                                                                                                                                                htm

 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,          on LPS server         18" x 24" sign, in font legible at   Inspection schedule     Not discussed      #http://www.ci.banning.ca.us/archiv                                           http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     apparent vacancy                                             address & phone of                          phone (951) 922-3120, fax (951)                            45', showing PM's name & 24 hr         not discussed; see                        es/30/September%209,%202008%                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          property mgmt company                                   922-3128,                                           number along w/ the words            code for property                        20City%20Council%20Agenda.pdf                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          w/in 40 miles of property                                                                                "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                      standards                                             #                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BY" & "TO REPORT
 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      No online form         A sign at least 12" x 24, 48 pt      Owner submits a        Not discussed      #http://www.baytown.org/NR/rdonly     A city administrator calls for    http://www.zi
                                         or less + $3 ea                         discussed   administrator's notice            property lien                of property manager                                  281-420-5384                                       font size, white background w/        maintenance plan;                         res/C3995528-D87D-41EB-8DD8- registration; city conducts inspection pinfo.com/se
                                         additional 100 ft                                                                                                                                                                                                          contrasting color letters stating    weekly inspection by                       CB36042D5889/0/CCPACKET11D upon registration ($50 fee); fencing, arch/zipcode.
                                             (annual)                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "DO NOT ENTER It is a               PM required                                       ecember08.pdf#          electronic systems or onsite security      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          misdemeanor to enter                                                                                                   may be required
 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     Registration Form                                                                                       #http://www.ci.beaumont.ca.us/Doc                                       http://www.zi
                                       (temporarily waived)                                    apparent vacancy         and $500 ea. Additional                                                        Code Compliance, 550 E 6th Street,                                                                                                               umentView.asp?DID=670#                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beaumont, CA 92223                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
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 Passed         Bellwood         IL         Free initial        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 Municipal                                                  http://www.zi
                                         registration; $50       registration    discussed     apparent vacancy                                           of person at least 21 yo                           547-3500 ext 1609              Building        with the owner's & owner's                                              30 days of      Code#http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/                                             pinfo.com/se
                                       annual re-registration                                                                                             residing or with office in                                                       Department     agent's name, address & phone                                            vacancy. At      gateway.dll/Illinois/bellwood_il/villag                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                              Cook County, IL                                                                                         number                                                     least $300,000     eofbellwoodillinoiscodeofordinance?                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                for residential &   f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vi
 Passed         Benicia         CA                                                                                                                                                                            Code Enforcment,            No form available                                                                                         http://www.ci.benicia.ca.us/vertical/ http://beniciaca.govoffice2.com/vertic http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                       rcore@ci.benicia.ca.us, phone 707- pending legislation                                                                                       Sites/%7B3436CBED-6A58-4FEF- al/Sites/{3436CBED-6A58-4FEF-                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                          746-4275, fax 707-745-4425                                                                                                                                BFDF-                                 BFDF-                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5F9331215932%7D/uploads/%7B4 5F9331215932}/uploads/{B50C583F                      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       53AF0F7-5BDC-4D6A-82B6-                      -214B-4800-81BC-
 Passed          Berea          OH     $75 foreclosure filing       upon                     w/In 10 days of filing   fee increases to $160 after         Name, address & phone                               Building Department           http://www.bereaoh                                                                                             Ch 1316 of Municipal              Must attach copy of foreclosure     http://www.zi
                                                fee              registration                foreclosure complaint    10 days of filing foreclosure         of property manager                                                             io.com/CityHall/buil                                                                                    Code#http://www.conwaygreene.co          complaint with registration form    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                               complaint                                                                                                    ding/Notification_of                                                                                     m/Berea/lpext.dll?f=templates&fn=                                           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             _Foreclosure.pdf                                                                                               main-hit-h.htm&2.0#                                                       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                           W/in 30 days of vacancy, affix           Not discussed           at least           on LPS Server#http://on LPS          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                  Server#                              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                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Don Morris, Building                                  location legible from nearest                                $1,000,000 for
 Passed       Binghamton        NY     $50+Remain Vacant                                       w/in 30 days of                                                  Yes-24 hour              Unknown          Keith Herron-607-772-7010           Binghampton                    Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed      http://www.cityofbinghamton.com/p                                             http://www.zi
                                             $500                                                  vacancy                                                                                               Treasury Office, City Hall 38        Registration &                                                                                        dfs/VacantPropertyRegOrdinance.p                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Hawley St. Binghamton, NY 13901         Plan Forms                                                                                                            df                                                           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       htm

 Passed          Blythe         CA         $100 - annual          January 1         Not         w/in 10 days of           Prosecution and/or              Name, office address & Not discussed            Jennifer Wellman, Planning    http://www.cityofbly A sign at least 18" x 24", legible  Monthly inspection              Not discussed      #http://www.cityofblythe.ca.gov/doc                                           http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     apparent vacancy        adminsitrative enforcement            phone of property                           Director; 235 North Broadway,  the.ca.gov/docume at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr while occupied but in                                     uments/Planning%20and%20Zonin                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          manager w/in 40 miles of                     Blythe, CA 92225; phone 760-922- nts/Planning%20an      contact number of PM with        default; PM conducts                                g/City%20of%20Blythe%20Ordinan                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                 property                               6130 ext 246; fax 760-922-6334  d%20Zoning/Regis "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                  weekly inspections                                         ce%20828-08.PDF#                                                           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tration%20of%20V          BY" & "TO REPORT                 during vacancy
 Passed         Boston          MA         $100 - annual          January 1         Not         w/in 7 days of                                                  Yes-24 hour                            Commissioner of the Inspectional    Binghamptom                Not discussed                 Not discussed                Not discussed      http://www.cityofboston.gov/isd/fore                                          http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed   vacancy submit form                                                                                                     Services            Registration Form                                                                                            closure/pdfs/foreclosureord.pdf                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
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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                Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ordinance                                Notes                        Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         may not have
passed   Brooklyn Center      MN         TBD - annual        Anniversary of      Not        w/in 30 days of                                           Name, address, phone & Not discussed                Vickie Schleuning,             Brooklyn Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            available)       Vacant building permit must be          Owner submits a       Not discussed        Ordinance 2008-11 (on LPS         Takes effect 12/20/08; registrations     http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed         vacancy                                                 email of local agent                           vschleuning@ci.brooklyn-         Registration Form    securely posted on the property          "property plan"                                     server)                  begin 2/1/09; applies to commercial     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                             center.mn.us                                                                                                                                                          buildings; fee waived w/ approved;      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    plan buildings vacant > 1 yr w/o a          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    plan may be subject to demolition;
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        Vacant Permit               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       Application                                               initial inspection,                     Code#http://library4.municode.com/      substantial rehab, or demolition      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                             contractor                                                                                                                             orders work to be                         default/template.htm?view=browse           performed (refer to code)         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   done; owner submits                       &doc_action=setdoc&doc_keytype=                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              plan                           tocid&doc_key=33cce5bacc723704
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, http://www.burnsvill Must post inside the building a         Enforcement officer     Not discussed      #http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/c A building w/ automated fire sprinkler   http://www.zi
                                       annual renewal         registration    discussed   building vacancy or                                                                                      jollie.doran@ci.burnsville.mn.us,  e.org/DocumentVie disclosure informing potential                conducts initial                       odebook/getBookData.php?pending system must have operational system           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                           12 months of lot                                                                                       phone 952-895-4444, fax 952-895- w.asp?DID=1227            buyers of code violations,                  inspection;                             _id=912&keywords="1144"#                                                  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 Municipal                                                     http://www.zi
                                                              registration                     inspection                                             more than 80 mi. from                                    Email form              Registration Form                                                                                     Code#http://codepublishing.com/ca                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                          determining vacancy                                            subject property                           to:sandrews@cityofcalimesa.net                                                                                                                       /calimesa/#                                                       arch/zipcode.
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Passed        Canton          OH        $50 - quarterly                          Not        w/in 30 days of                                             Name & address of         Not discussed Canton Code Enforcement 330-430-     Canton                           Not discussed                   Owner submits        Not discussed     #http://www.cantonlaw.org/ordinanc       Chief Building Official iniates      http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed         vacancy                                                person responsible for                                7819                Registration Form                                                     building plan                         e/OrdinanceGet2.php?AdminCode             inspection upon registration        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                            compliance                                                                                                                                                                           3=1307&AdminCode4=03#                                                     arch/zipcode.
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Passed      Cape Coral        FL        $150 - annual                            Not         w/in 10 days of                                           Name, direct address,      Not discussed     Community Development, phone          Register with               Not discussed                Bi-weekly inpsections   Not discussed     #http://www.capecoral.net/LinkClick    Monthly inspections during default     http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed     apparent vacancy                                           number, fax, email of                       239-574-0566, fax 239-574-0594,         Director of                                              by property mgmnt                        .aspx?fileticket=NeKAyePXygs%3d                     required                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                       property management                              comdev@capecoral.net               Community                                                     company                                   &tabid=516&mid=1392#                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                             company                                                                      Development                                                                                                                                                                           htm

Passed      Carbondale        PA      $100 for 6mo-1yr                                                             $25-$1000 for code violation                                                     Carbondale Township, 570-282-                                                                                                             Unable to locate#http://Unable to    http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/v http://www.zi
                                     vacancy; escalating                                                                                                                                                        3102                                                                                                                                       locate#                 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        Registration Form     Yes 18x24" legible w/in 45 feet                                                    Ch 13.135 of Municipal                                                    http://www.zi
                                                              Registration                  apparent vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Code#http://www.qcode.us/codes/c                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       athedralcity/#                                                      arch/zipcode.
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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        on LPS server#http://on LPS                                                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;                                     server#                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             or citation by city             offenses                  manager (w/in 60 miles                          jcooney@chelseama.gov                                 manager's name & contact info                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        of property, possible                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                                         waiver by building
Passed       Chicago          IL        $100 - annual        Not discussed       Not         w/in 30 days of                                                  Unknown           Unknown             Dennis Callinan, Department of      Chicago VPR Form              Not discussed                   Not discussed        $300,000 for a    http://www.cityofchicago.org/webpo                                          http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed     apparent vacancy                                                                                          Buildings, (312) 744-3456                                                                                                vacant        rtal/COCWebPortal/COC_EDITOR                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             residential     IAL/VacantPropertyclean.pdf#http://                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               building       www.cityofchicago.org/webportal/C                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             OCWebPortal/COC_EDITORIAL/V
Passed      Chowchilla        CA             TBD               January 1         Not         w/in 10 days of              Fees for repair             Name, address & phone       Not discussed        Register with Community       Provided by      An 18" x 24" sign, legible at 45             Monthly inspections     Not discussed     #http://www.ci.chowchilla.ca.us/dep Additional lighting or inspections or a http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed       acquisition or                                           of local property mgmt                     Development, phone 559-665-8615    Community        feet, showing the name & 24 hr                     by PM                               t.%20forms/Admin/New%20Ordina         security guard may be required        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                            apparent vacancy                                            company (within 40                                      ext. 787           Development Dept     contact of PM & the words                                                                     nces/Ord%20449-                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         driving miles of city)                           fax 559-665-7419,                          "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                                                                  08%20Abandoned%20Properties%                                                     htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  communitydevelopment@ci.chowchi                           BY" & "TO REPORT                                                                           2010.13.08.pdf#
Passed      Chula Vista       CA         $70 - annual          January 1         No       w/in 10 days of title                                             Yes-24 hour             Unknown         Planning & Building Department Registration Form                Yes-                               Weekly basis        Not discussed     http://209.242.175.50/weblink7/doc                                          http://www.zi
                                                                                          transfer or vacancy                                                                                                619-691-5272                                                                                                                            view.aspx?id=52169                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
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Passed      Cincinnati        OH         $900/year for                                    w/in 30 days of notice                                                                        Edward Cunningham, Supervisor of                   Cincinnati                                                                    General liability         #http://www.cincinnati-          Applicant must apply for Vacant        http://www.zi
                                      properties that have                                                                                                                                         Inspections,                         Registration Form                                                                insurance w/ at     oh.gov/bldginsp/downloads/bldgins     Building Maintenance License w/in       pinfo.com/se
                                     been ordered or kept                                                                                                                                edward.cunningham@cincinnati-                                                                                                    least $300,000             p_eps15018.pdf#                    30 days of order to vacate.        arch/zipcode.
                                     vacated for less than                                                                                                                              oh.gov, 513-352-1909; Department                                                                                                 for residential &                                                                                      htm
                                             1 year                                                                                                                                              of Buildings and                                                                                                         $1,000,000 for
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 Development, phone                     On LPS Server       18" x 24" sign, visible at 45 feet, Inspection req prior to Not discussed                Ordinance 2008-                                                      http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed     apparent vacancy                                    manager w/in 40 miles of                          909-399-5467                                                 showing PM's name & 24hr             notice of default;                       17#http://www3.ci.claremont.ca.us/                                            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                        property                                                                                               contact number with "THIS          monthly inspection if                      pub_weblink7/docview.aspx?id=22                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                  occupied but in                                       1521#                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                  default; weekly
Passed   Cleveland Heights    OH         $50 - annual                                       w/in 60 days of                                           Property Manager within                         Anthony Carbone, Building         On LPS Server;                                                                                             1351.33 of Municipal                                                    http://www.zi
                                                                                                vacancy                                                  Cuyahoga County                             Commissioner, 216-291-4900          Register with                                                                                       Code#http://www.conwaygreene.co                                               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Commissioner of                                                                                      m/ClevelandHts/lpext.dll?f=template                                           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Buildings                                                                                             s&fn=main-hit-h.htm&2.0#                                                       htm

Passed      Coatesville       PA             N/A             Not discussed       Not       W/in 60 of vacancy                   $250                            N/A               Not discussed    Codes Dir. Damalier Phone: 610-      Forms available on            Not discussed                                                            On LPS Server#http://On LPS         http://www.dailylocal.com/site/news.c http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed                                                                                                                       384-0300                     LPS Server                                                                                                   Server#                    fm?newsid=20095181&BRD=1671& pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PAG=461&dept_id=17785&rfi=6         arch/zipcode.
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Passed    Coconut Creek       FL        $150 -- annual       Anniversary of      Not        w/in 10 days of          Issuance of citation or           Direct contact name &      Not discussed Register w/ Director of Development      Available from      A sign at least 10" x 8" showing      Biweekly inspections    Not discussed     www.creekgov.net/newsite/departm       Additional maintenance or security     http://www.zi
                                                              registration    discussed      acquisition or         hearing for code violations        phone of local property                      Services, (954) 973-6756,             Development          PM's name & 24 hr contact                  by PM                              ents/abandoned_property_2.doc#ht       measurs, such as security guard,       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                vacancy                                                management company                           dstecko@coconutcreek.net                Services          phone number w/ words "THIS                                                    tp://www.creekgov.net/newsite/depa              may be required               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (requested        PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                                                         rtments/abandoned_property_2.doc                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3/2/2009)         & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS                                                                              #
Passed      Columbus          OH             $100                                Not                                Civil forfeiture of $100 for        Name of individual        Not discussed      Building Services Division          Submit affidavit             Not discussed                                          Proof of        #http://wbt1.council.ci.columbus.oh                                           http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed                               each day that the req.          responsible for property                             Tracie Davies,                                                                                                   insurance         .us/uploadedfiles/City_Council/Cou                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                   affidavit is not filed or is not                                                      Assistant Director,                                                                                               against fire &       ncil_Initiatives/0947-2004.pdf#                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                    maintained w/ current info.                                                            614-645-7433;                                                                                                   casualty loss                                                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mark Brumenschenkel,
Passed     Coral Springs      FL        $150 - annual                                                              Citations fees from $250 1st          Yes - 24 hour local                       Code Enforcement Div. 954-344-        Coral Springs              Yes 24 hr PM info                                                        http://www.coralsprings.org/code/A                                            http://www.zi
                                                                                                                    offense to $5K per day per                                                                 5964                         Vacant                                                                                            bandonedPropertyOrdinance.pdf                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                              violation                                                                                                 Registration Form                                                                                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
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Passed    Corpus Christi      TX      $1000 - annual;                                      Registration w/in 7     Maximum fine of $2,000.00           A party designated by      Not discussed       Zoning Code Enforcement             No online form      1 or more signs posted at each       Weekly inspection by                    http://www.municode.com/resource Extensive boarding specifications-- http://www.zi
                                     $450.00 inspection                                     days of receiving        for violating any code                  the owner                                      Administration                                     entrance & on fences. 48 pt         owner or designated                     s/gateway.asp?pid=13945&sid=43)     refer to Corpus Christi municipal     pinfo.com/se
                                       fee every three                                        notice by city                 provision                                                                     (361) 826-2489                                    font size. The sign must say "It         representative                       #http://www.municode.com/resourc       code (Sec. 13-4008). If other      arch/zipcode.
                                           months                                                                                                                                                                                                              is a misdemeanor to enter or                                                es/gateway.asp?pid=13945&sid=43      measures to prevent entry fail, a         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             occupy this building or premises                                                               )#                      watchman may be required.
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,            supplied by                  Not discussed                  Not discussed            $500,000-         #http://www.countryside-          "Vacant" is unoccupied with       http://www.zi
                                     dwelling unit + $500                                    notification by                                            phone of designated                          hwilliams@countryside-il.org        Building Official                                                                    $2,000,000   il.org/InfoResources/Forms/Ordina    violations; $50 reinspection fee;    pinfo.com/se
                                       inspection fee                                      Building Official or                                       agent at least 21 yo w/ a                                                                                                                                             depending on              nce%2008-40-            Building Official may require security arch/zipcode.
                                                                                           apparent "vacancy"                                          permanent address in                                                                                                                                                  the unit size O%20Vacant%20Property%20Lice guard; vacant buildings cannot be                 htm
                                                                                                                                                            Cook County                                                                                                                                                    (see ordinance) nsing%20and%20Inspection.pdf#       boarded > 6 mos without Building
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           A sign 18" x 24" large, visible at    Weekly inspections       Not discussed         Covina Vacant Property             Effective October 3, 2008       http://www.zi
                                                                              discussed     apparent vacancy                violations                 phone of local property   in ordinance       Analyst, 125 E. College Street,     Registration Form     45', listing property manager's      by property manager                     Ordinance#http://www.ci.covina.ca.                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                        management agency                           Covina, CA 91723, (626) 858-                                name & 24hr contact with                                                     us/cd/foreclosureordinance.pdf#                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    7216, nmiller@ci.covina.ca.us                                 "THIS PROPERTY IS                                                                                                                                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MANAGED BY" and "TO
Passed        Dallas          TX     $75 registration plus    Annual from        Not           Not clear in           $500 for first infraction        Name, street address,          Not In          Dallas Department of Code          Dallas Vacant          A sign, 24" tall x 18" wide,         The director will      Combined         http://www.dallascityhall.com/code_ APPLIES TO BUILDING IN THE           http://www.zi
                                     an inspection fee of        date of      discussed     ordinance. See                                                mailing address &         ordinance     Compliance (214) 670-5708; Bruce          Building         readable day or night, that says        conduct monthly       bodily injury &   compliance/Downloads/vacant_buil "CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT"- pinfo.com/se
                                          $185.64 +            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          property                ding_ordinance.pdf          -refer to ordinance for definition. arch/zipcode.
                                      ($0.009282 x total        issuance                                                                              owner's authorized agent                    Building Inspection, (214) 670-7297                          2" wide black lettering, along      discussion of owner     damage limits                                         Vacant building plan due within 30        htm
                                        square feet of                                                                                                and a person or persons                                                                                 with the contact information of           obligations.         of at least                                         days of registration. North Woodall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Available Forms
                                                                                                Compliance                                                 Submit Property                                                                                                                                                       Liability
Status         City           State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date     Prorated
                                                                                                  Window
                                                                                                                                Penalty
                                                                                                                                                              Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                    Submit Deed           Contact Information             (Some Cities                   Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Insurance
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may 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)                   Not discussed               Building plan required   Not discussed        on LPS server#http://on LPS                       http://www.news-             http://www.zi
                                      $100, non-residential     registration    discussed     apparent vacancy          $500 for lack of rehab           of responsible person                               (217) 431-2274                                                                                                                                  server#                    gazette.com/news/local/2008/10/29/t       pinfo.com/se
                                          (see notes)                                                                     progress after 1 yr                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           wo_landlords_object_to_danvilles_va       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cant-building_proposal). Fee waived            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        if building marketed for sale or lease.
Passed       Dearborn          MI     $25 + inspection fee                                  Residential w/in 180                                                                                        Building & Safety Division          Dearborn                                                                                                    Ordinance 08-1148                  Can't find ordinance doc; not yet      http://www.zi
                                       (residential, $150;                                   days of vacancy;                                                                                                  313.943.2150              Registration Form                                                                                                                                         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-         on LPS server            A sign, at least 8" x 10",       PM must perform bi-      Not discussed     #http://64.233.169.132/search?q=c                                                 http://www.zi
                                                                registration    discussed     apparent vacancy       Enforcement Enforcement by & email of local property                             4241,fax 954-422-5848,                                      showing name & PM's 24hr            weekly inspections                        ache:rotogBTKCYIJ:integratedservi                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                      Code Enforcement Board,             manager                                  web.code@deerfield-beach.com                                  contact number w/ the words                                                    cesinternational.com/Documents/O                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                     Special Magistrate, or County                                                                                                                  "THIS PROPERTY IS                                                                         rdinance-                                                                htm
                                                                                                                             Court Judge                                                                                                                           MANAGED BY:" & "TO                                                           Deerfield_Beach,_FL.pdf+deerfield
Passed   Desert Hot Springs    CA              $60                                             w/in 10 days of                                        Property Manager                              Planning Division (760) 329-6411       Desert Hot                                                    The property                                     Ordinance 83.01                                                         http://www.zi
                                                                                                 "going into                                        located within 5 miles                                       Ext. 269                    Springs                                                     management                             (A)(1)#http://www.qcode.us/codes/                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                foreclosure"                                                                                                                             Registration Form                                              company must                             deserthotsprings/revisions/2008-                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     inspect the property                                      07.pdf#                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     weekly to ensure its
Passed         Dover           DE     $250 fees escalate         March 31         Yes       w/in 5 business days             Property Lien              Address & phone of local             Planning and Inspections (302) 736-             Requested                                                                            Proof of      http://www.cityofdover.com/media/e See ordinance for exemptions; Some http://www.zi
                                      with length of vacant                                     of registering                                             responsible agent                  7010; for registration contact Tim                                                                                                 insurance                 xhibits/05-30-           buildings listed as in Dover are not pinfo.com/se
                                              status                                                                                                                                           Taraila, Building Inspector III, ph                                                                                              required on         06%20PRCE%20MIN%20-            actually in Dover, contact Tim before arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                              302-736-7014, fax 440-349-1951,                                                                                                 registration form %201%20-%20Prop%20Ord.pdf                         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,                Requested            Must post "No Trespassing           Inspection prior to     Not discussed     #http://www.qcode.us/codes/downe Owner submits a statement of intent;             http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed     apparent vacancy                                          fax of property manager                     bhruden@downeyca.org                     (2/27/2009)                    Signs"                       default notice;                              y/revisions/09-1239.pdf#       boarding requires approval of City           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                        w/in 15 miles of property                                                                                                                    monthly inspection if                                                           Manager; must submit a "Letter of            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        occupied but in                                                              Agency" to police department every                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         default; owner                                                                         30 calender days
Passed        Duluth           MN                              Anniversary of                  w/in 30 days of                                                                                       Duane Lasley, Building Official    a copy of the                                                                                           #http://www.ci.duluth.mn.us/city/co http://www.ci.duluth.mn.us/city/counc         http://www.zi
                                                                registration                       vacancy                                                                                               City Council Secretary        registered form                                                                                             uncil/resord06/06-018-o.htm#            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
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-     http://www.ci.el- A sign 18" x 24" showing name                 inspection date        Not discussed              Ch 8.60 of 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 monte.ca.us/citygo      & 24hr contact of property                     required on                           Code#http://municipalcodes.lexisne actively under repair or marketed for          pinfo.com/se
                                      maintenance deposit                                                                                                                                          administrator Beatriz Luque, 626- v/building/Forms/F manager, visible at 45 feet, with             registration form;                               xis.com/codes/elmonte/#       sale, lease, rent; monitoring fee for        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  580-2050, bluque@elmonteca.gov; oreclosedRPReg.p "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED                            monthly inspections                                                             nuisance properties; added fees for               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ch 8.60 of muni code                 df            BY" and "TO REPORT                      while occupied but in                                                              code enforcement responses;
Passed        Euclid           OH              $60                                             w/in 10 days of         Failure to notify Housing          Name of property                            Dept. of Communications &       Euclid Foreclosure                                                                                        http://www.ci.euclid.oh.us/pdfs/182-                                              http://www.zi
                                                                                            changes or at time of       Division is a guilty of a       maintenance company                          Economic Development 585 E          Registration                                                                                                          05cl.pdf                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             foreclosure filing or     misdemeanor of the 4th           must be supplied to the                         222st 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  Registration &                                                                              $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            Property                                                                                    vacant         Ordinance#http://www.cityofevanst      :xbWkFx6NUPUJ:www.cityofevansto pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                               questions refer to Maria Cupp,    Maintenance Plan                                                                               residential     on.org/departments/communitydeve        n.org/departments/communitydevelop arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Property Standards Division, 2100     forms on LPS                                                                               building of 1-3   lopment/property/pdf/vacant_buildin     ment/property/pdf/vacant_buildings_o      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                               Ridge Ave, Evanston IL 60201-           Server                                                                                      units;                 gs_ordinance.pdf#             rdinance.pdf+city+vacant+property+r
Passed        Everett          MA     $500 if vacant < 1 yr;   November 15         Not          w/in 7 days of        $300 for failure to register,     Name, phone & address Not discussed Code Enforcement Task Force, 617- Provided by Code                   A sign showing name & 24hr          Monthly inspection by    Not discussed     #http://www.egovlink.com/public_do                                           http://www.zi
                                          escalating fee                        discussed    iniating foreclosure       $300 for not identifying        of property manager w/in                           394-222               Enforcement Task                 contact number of property                  PM                                 cuments300/everett/published_doc                                            pinfo.com/se
                                       structure based on                                        or 14 days of       property mgr, $300/week for           20 miles of property                                                        Force                      manager, visible from street                                                   uments/City%20Clerk/Ordinances/                                             arch/zipcode.
                                           vacancy time                                       notification by City     not maintaining property                                                                                                                                                                                                  CHAPTER%2013B%20Maintenan                                                        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ce%20Foreclosed%20Residential%
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                  Not discussed                   Written log of       Not discussed     http://www.codepublishing.com/ca/f              No online forms avail.            http://www.zi
                                           quarterly                                                                                                                                                   St. Fairfield, CA 94533 Ph:       Vacant Property                                             inspections. Inspect                       airfield/html/Fairfield27.html#27.110                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                               707/4287551               Registration Form                                           at least once every 2                                          4                                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               wks                                                                                                                     htm

Passed       Ferndale          MI            No fee                                                                                                                                                 Community Development Services,                                                                                                                    #http://www.ferndale-     VOLUNTARY registration of vacant http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                        phone (248) 546-2366,                                                                                                                   mi.com/resources/Agendas/Council but not abandoned buildings with the pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                          fax (248) 546-4776                                                                                                                     /2008/081027Packet/Item7E.pdf#   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)        register the                                             PM to inspect weekly                       http://www.flinttownship.com/Ordin                                                http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy                                                 property                                         732-1350                 property with the                                                                                      ance_Notices/AbandonedHomes.ht                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Flint Township                                                                                                          m                                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Building                                                                                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Department on
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               Ordinance C-99-         A certificate is required for boarding http://www.zi
                                          certificates          registration    discussed        ordinance                                                                                                                               Boarded Building                                                                                        70#http://www.municode.com/reso the building. Owner submits plan for pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Checklist                                                                                         urces/gateway.asp?pid=10787&sid remedy of violations & for securing arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 =9#              doors/windows/openings OR a plan            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for sale of the property with the
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,                                     Not discussed                   Not discussed        Not discussed           Sec. 18-4 of Municipal                                             http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed          vacancy                       register                                                                  phone 540-372-1080                                                                                                                   Code#http://www.municode.com/re                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                            , fax 540-310-0636                                                                                                                  sources/gateway.asp?pid=12340&s                                          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               id=46#                                                         htm

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       http://www.ci.garde    A sign at least 18" x 24," legible Inspection req prior to Not discussed            http://www.ci.garden-        Payment due to Business Tax Office               http://www.zi
                                                                registration    discussed   transfer or apparent           for violations                   property) property                    Code Enforcement Division (714)                 n-            at 45 ft, w/ name & 24hr contact      notice of default;                               grove.ca.us/cgi-                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   vacancy                                              manager's name, phone                                 741-5358,                  grove.ca.us/pdf/poli    of property mgr along w/ "THIS monthly inspection if                         bin/municode_public/code.cgi?displ                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                        (direct & 24hr), address                    CodeEnforcement@ci.garden-             ce/registration-     PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                 occupied but in                        ay=CHAPTER4861#C:\Documents                                                              htm
                                                                                                                                                                 & tax ID                                    grove.ca.us                 vacant-property.pdf    "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR                 default; weekly                                       and
Passed        Gardner          MA       Unknown - semi-          Every six         Not      When building is or          $300 per day for each          Local address & phone       Not discussed Building Department, phone: 978-          on LPS server       When required, sign at least 24"        Not discussed       Submit a copy           #http://www.gardner-             A certificate of building closure            http://www.zi
                                            annual                months        discussed   will become vacant                 violation                of responsible person to                  630-4007, phone: 978-630-4020,                                    x 24", 2" lines, visible from                          of the certificate ma.gov/forms/citycouncil/minutes- issued upon registration. A $5000                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                        contact for emergencies                      fax: 978-632-3313; Richard                                 street, reflective background or                            to the Building            06022008.pdf#             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
Passed        Garland          TX     No registration fee;     Not discussed       Not         Not discussed             If the owner does not            Post:The name and         Not discussed  Mailing Address City of Garland          Not Required           A weather resistant 3” by 8”                                                                                   Bond can be refunded if property is             http://www.zi
                                       $2500 refundable                         discussed                             respond, the city files a lien    contact information of a                      Building Inspection Dept.                                    sign must be posted at the                                                                                    sold or reoccupied, or if there are no           pinfo.com/se
                                      bond needed for 2+                                                              on the property, which must       local Property Manager                             P O Box 469002                                                      property                                                                                          further unaddressed violations w/in a            arch/zipcode.
                                        code violations                                                                be cleared before it can be        with 24/7 availability.                    Garland, Texas 75046-9002                                                                                                                                                               12-month period.                          htm
Passed        Gilberts         IL     $200 - annual + $500     Anniversary of      No         w/in 15 days of                     sold.
                                                                                                                     Unpaid fees become property         A designated agent at      Not discussed    John Swedberg, Chief Building       provided by Chief        2' x 2' sign showing name,             Chief Building        $500,000 for        on LPS server#http://on LPS           A security guard may be required;        http://www.zi
                                         inspection fee         registration                apparent vacancy or          liens; $100-$750 per            least 21yo residing in                        Inspector, 73 Industrial Drive,   Building Inspector       address & phone of owner,          Inspector conducts         residential                  server#                        boarding only for six months;         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                             notification by city           violation, per day                Kane County                           Gilberts, IL 60136, phone 847-428-                           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;
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          on LPS server                 Not discussed                                        Not discussed     #http://www.gladstone.mo.us/PDF_ http://www.kctv5.com/money/178215 http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed          vacancy                register or update            of property management                        Maintenance, 816-436-2200,                                                                                                                     Files/Abandoned-Vacant-                72/detail.html;          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                       registration; no boarding        company w/in 40 driving                     CommunityDevelopment@gladstone                                                                                                                         Property.pdf#         http://www.gladstone.mo.us/City_Gov arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                 allowed                     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 by LPS                   Not discussed               Inspection req upon      Not discussed     #http://www.qcode.us/codes/glendo                                                 http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed     apparent vacancy                                          number of local property                   Redevelopment Director; Planning                                                                   Notice of Default;                                ra/revisions/1913.pdf#                                                    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
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         No form available           Not discussed in ordinance           Not discussed in       Not discussed                                                                                       http://www.zi
                                      vacancy; escalating                       discussed     apparent vacancy                 violation                     of MA resident                        Mailing Address: City Hall, 9 Dale pending legislation                                                 ordinance                                                                                                               pinfo.com/se
                                      fee structure based                                                                                                     designated as                                  Avenue 01930                                                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                        on vacancy time                                                                                                     responsible agent                     Phone 978-281-9774 Fax 978-282-                                                                                                                                                                                                      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3036
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Available Forms
                                                                                                  Compliance                                                 Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status        City          State       Registry Fee          Fee Due Date       Prorated
                                                                                                    Window
                                                                                                                                   Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Deed           Contact Information             (Some Cities                   Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ordinance                                 Notes                      Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             may not have
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,          available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Grand Rapids           A sign in good repair & visible  Owner submits plan         Not discussed          http://www.ci.grand-         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;                      rapids.mi.us/download_upload/bina vacant properties must be registered. pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                           property rehabilitation                                 3453                                            phone number of property owner     no boarding more                            ry_object_cache/ni_20A-05.pdf                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                    plan                                                                                              or other responsible person   than 120 days without                                                                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      work progressing
Passed      Greendale        MN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Not available#http://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?)                   on LPS server        A sign at least 18" x 24", legible   Inspection req upon     Not discussed      on LPS Server#http://on LPS         Fire suppression & equipment must     http://www.zi
                                                                                               inspection or date of                                        address of property                  Development Department, Director -                                at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr        default; monthly                                  Server#                          be kept in working order        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                      vacancy                                             manager w/in 40 miles of                        Paul Mugan,                                                 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;
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                     on LPS server        A sign at least 18" x 24", legible    Inspection prior to    Not discussed      on LPS Server#http://on LPS         additional security measures may be   http://www.zi
                                                                                after July 1    apparent vacancy                   remedies               of property manager w/in            Development, phone 559-585-2580,                                     at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr          default notice;                                 Server#                                  required;               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                             40 miles of property                     fax 559-583-1633                                                contact number of PM with          monthly inspection                                                                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED               while occupied but in                                                                                                     htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BY" & "TO REPORT                 default; monthly
Passed   Harwood Heights     IL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ordinance 08-25#http://Ordinance       http://www.harwoodheights.org/User http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            08-25#                     Files/File/Minutes/minutes_jan_08_0 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9.pdf              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                htm

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         http://www.villageof            Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed   #http://www.villageofhinsdale.org/co Registration statement req for each     http://www.zi
                                                               registration     discussed       apparent vacancy                 violation                of natural person at least                     Commissioner, 630-789-7036,        hinsdale.org/downl                                                                                  mm/zps/2008/zps092208packet.pd         building, submit to the building      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                             21 yo living or office                     rmcginnis@villageofhinsdale.org     oad/Files/ComDev/                                                                                                     f#                            commissioner                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                              located in Cook or                                                             vacantbldgreg.pdf                                                                                                                                                                    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 Municipal          http://www.pinnaclenews.com/news/c http://www.zi
                                                                                               receiving notification                                   of responsible agent who                                 4356                                                                                   every two weeks, PM                     Code#http://qcode.us/codes/holliste        ontentview.asp?c=237260     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                     by the city                                         lives or does business                       , fax 831-636-4364; Code                                                                           keeps inspection log                                   r/#                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         w/in 60 miles of Hollister                   Enforcement Officer, Mike                                                                                                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Chambless,
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,            Provided by the               Sign at least 18" x 24" showing Inspections req prior        Not discussed   #http://www.imperial.ca.gov/agenda                                           http://www.zi
                                                                                                     vacancy                      enforcement               of property mgmnt                     phone 760-355-3326, fax 760-355-    Planning Dept                  PM's name & 24hr contact       to recording default                                 /council/CC09-03-                                                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                        company w/in 10 miles of                  4718, jgalvan@cityofimperial.org;                                 phone w/ "THIS PROPERTY            notice; monthly                          08/Docs/Consent%20Agenda%20                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                  property                       Edward Vasquex, Code Enforcment                                       MANAGED BY" & "TO             inspections during                                 C-4%209-3-08.pdf#                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Officer, phone 760-355-1064, fax                                   REPORT PROBLEMS OR                default; weekly,
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        Monthly inspection for occupied but       http://www.zi
                                                                 renewal        discussed            apparent                                           management company to                      800 Jackson St. Indio,CA 92201          Form                                                         property mgr                            Ordinance#http://www.indiopd.org/ "distressed" property. An inspection       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                         oversee & maintain the                                                                                                                                                                 Acrobat/Indio%20Foreclosure%20      req. prior to recording a “Notice of     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          property & post a sign                                                                                                                                                                         Ordinance.pdf#            Default”. Must register property once          htm
                                                                                                                                                           identifying a 24-hour                                                                                                                                                                                                        it is discovered abandoned.
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     on LPS server                         Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed           6-1-5 of Municipal         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-                                                                                                             Code#http://sterling.webiness.com/               compliance                  pinfo.com/se
                                             fee                                                                             infraction resulting in                                                             5120                                                                                                                           codebook/index.php?book_id=320# (http://www.icgov.org/default/?id=117        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                          subsequent fines & court                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1)                          htm
                                                                                                                                      costs.
Passed     Kalamazoo         MI                                                                    w/in 30 days                                                                                         Community Planning &           Kalamazoo                                                                                                http://www.kalamazoocity.org/portal/                                         http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Development Department at (269)   Registration Form                                                                                              government.php?page_id=190                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                               337-8026                                                                                                                                                                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  htm

Passed      Kankakee         IL         $100 - annual                                                                    Fines of $100-$750 per day                                                                                          No form available                                                                    Required                 Requested                     $200 interior inspection fee also   http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (2/19/2009)#http://Requested           assessed; effective May 1, 2009     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (2/19/2009)#                                                       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        No form available Req w/in 7 days of registering, a Inspection req before           Not discussed   #http://cityclerk.kcmo.org/liveweb/D     Effective May 1, 2009; updated      http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed      initiating foreclosure     escalating to $500; fines        email of local property                   Property Operations Division, 2534     pending legislation notice posted on front window,     registering; monthly                         ocuments/Document.aspx?q=W2S           registration form must be submitted   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    or 90 days of              starting at $200           manager (w/in 50 miles                       (816) 513-1313 or 311; Division                          at least 8.5" x 5.5", 12 pt font,    inspections while                           b%2fcoEIJb3jTMYp4p0bGoyewLo           upon vacancy; must notify dept w/in   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                 apparent vacancy                                                  of city)                            Mgr Pearline McFall, (816) 784-                           showing property manager's       occupied but in default                       m1hp%2bWMD%2b89R%2bD3Pn                      30 days of closing a sale            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                      4024, Pearline_McFall@kcmo.org                                name, address & phone                                                       o%2bRyaB5TYDWKKakYdalG294
Passed      Kenosha          WI      $300 + $0.06 per sq      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        Permit issued after completion of        http://www.zi
                                    ft vacant floor space -                     discussed       apparent vacancy                                             registered agent                          Inspections, Municipal Building,         (see notes)                                         inspect building &                          Code#http://www.kenosha.org/depa   repair; building openings cannot be       pinfo.com/se
                                            annual                                                                                                                                                       625 52nd Street, Room 100                                                                 order needed repairs                         rtments/court/ordinances/chapter28  boarded; vacant building brochure        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kenosha, WI 53140                                                                                                                                   .pdf#            (http://www.kenosha.org/departments             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Phone: (262) 653-4263                                                                                                                                                  /neighborhood/InfoSheets/brochure.p
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   http://www.codepublishing.com/CA/ The city may require added security        http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed      apparent vacancy or          offense, resulting in          property manager w/in                     Department, Director - Luis Patlan,        (2/26/2009)                                               default; monthly                      kerman/html/kerman08/kerman081 measures, such as on-site security            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               purchase/transfer of         prosecution and/or              40 miles of property                                559-846-9389,                                                                             inspection while                           0.html#C:\Documents and      guard; record contact info w/ Fresno       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                loan/deed of trust       administrative enforcement                                                       lpatlan@cityofkerman.org                                                                         occupied but in                       Settings\kennane\Desktop\Erica County recorder's office w/in 10 days             htm
                                                                                                    (see notes)                                                                                                                                                                                            default; weekly                             Keenan's Stuff\Internet     of purchase/transfer of loan or deed
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                                http://www.lake-                                                   http://www.zi
                                                                                                apparent vacancy                                          information w/in 40 miles.                                  285)                  Registration Form                                           by owner or property                    elsinore.org/pdf/Ordinance%20No.                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              manager                                      %201252.pdf                                                       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       http://www.lakewoo              Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed     Lakewood Village Vacant Lot            PERTAINS TO VACANT LOTS.            http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed           acquisition                                            phone of owner/s that                               100 Highridge Drive          dvillagetx.us/Ordina                                                                                Ordinance#http://www.lakewoodvill                                            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          can be reached during                           Lakewood Village, TX 75068              nces/07-                                                                                           agetx.us/Ordinances/07-                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                              business hours                                       972-294-5555             11%20Vacant%20                                                                                         11%20Vacant%20Lot.pdf#                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                972-292-0812 - fax                 Lot.pdf
                                                                                                                                                                                                           linda@lakewoodvillagetx.us
Passed      Las Vegas        NV                                                                                                                                                                   Neighborhood Services 720-229-    No online form-A   A sign stating that the property                                                          http://municipalcodes.lexisnexis.co Statement of intent must be filed w/in http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2330              statement of intent      is closed to the public                                                             m/codes/lasvegas/_DATA/TITLE16                        560 days               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   must be filed by or                                                                                          /Chapter_16_31_VACANT_BUILDI                                                 arch/zipcode.
Passed      Lawrence         MA                                                                                                                                                                   Myles Burke, Inspection Services     Requested                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dept, mburke@cityoflawrence.com,                                                                                                                                                                                            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                            978-620-3130                                                                                                                                                                                                     arch/zipcode.
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      Online Form                                                                                                             http://lees-                                                   http://www.zi
                                                                                discussed        vacancy status                                         information w/in 40 miles.                       816-969-1201 email                                                                                                                     summit.mo.us/content/codes/ord66                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                    neighborhood.services@lees-                                                                                                                                 49.pdf                                                       arch/zipcode.
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       unknown           City Housing Specialist       Provided by the Yes-18x24 inches, 24 hr contact                                                            http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/CA                                          http://www.zi
                                                                                                determing vacancy                  of city code                  property                                  Brooke R. Austin        City Housing Dept        info, visible from 45 ft.                                                            /Lemoore/12000000000000807.ht                                               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (559) 924-6702                                                                                                                                          m                                                         arch/zipcode.
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    #http://lancaster.ne.gov/CITY/coun     Building "abandoned" when 2 or       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                                 cil/agenda/2008/pending/0773.pdf#         more unrepaired violations or      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                 Building Director       months w/ escalating fines                                                 bldgsafe@lincoln.ne.gov; Mel                                                         maint. Schedule &                                                                             dilapidated; periodic inspection by   arch/zipcode.
Passed     Los Angeles       CA                                                                                                                                                                  Nuisance Abatement Program 3550 Statement of Intent                                                                                                                                                                         http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wilshire Blvd. Ste 1800 CA 90010         Form                                                                                                                                                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             arch/zipcode.
Passed        Lowell         MA         $100 - annual                                                                                                     Contact info for property                      Inspection Services, phone 978-      on LPS Server                                             Monthly inspection by                                                              Inspection required for filing    http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                             manager within 20                             970-4036, fax 978-446-7103,                                                                           PM                                                                   registration; shut off of fire alarm & pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          driving miles of property                    buildingdeptmessages@lowellma.go                                                                                                                                                   sprinkler systems req written      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        v; Fire Department, Chief Edward                                                                                                                                               permission from fire dept; shut off        htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pitta, epitta@lowellma.gov, phone                                                                                                                                               utilities req written permission by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Available Forms
                                                                                                 Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                     Liability
Status        City          State       Registry Fee         Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                                   Window
                                                                                                                                  Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Deed           Contact Information              (Some Cities                 Post Property                 Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance                                  Notes                         Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may not have
Passed       Malden          MA         $500 for < 1yr                                          w/in 30 days of                                                                                                 James Mirley                    available)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Requested                                                                                         Section 3.38 of Municipal             The Treasurer shall impose a           http://www.zi
                                     vacancy; escalating                                       apparent vacancy                                                                                           Code Enforcement Inspector                                                                                                           Code#http://www.ci.malden.ma.us/         Municipal Charges Lien for all         pinfo.com/se
                                     fee structure based                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       download/laws/CityOrdinances.pdf       registration fees remaining unpaid       arch/zipcode.
                                       on vacancy time                                                                                                                                                   200 Pleasant Street, Room 517                                                                                                                        #                                  for a period of                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                (781) 397-7028
Passed    Maple Heights      OH              $75               upon filing        Not        w/in 10 days of filing A late fee 3x the registration           Name, address &           Not discussed        Building Commissioner              on LPS Server               Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed          Ch 1484 of Municipal                                                     http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed     foreclosure complaint   fee; failure to file is a 4th         contact info of property                                                                                                                                                            Code#http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                        degree misdemeanor                        manager                                                                                                                                                                      gateway.dll/Ohio/mapleheights_oh/                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               codifiedordinancesofmapleheightso                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               hio?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.
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        Forms provided by             Not discussed               Monthly inspections     Not discussed        Margate Vacant Building      Requested a registration form via e-          http://www.zi
                                                              registration     discussed            vacancy                                                property management                                Compliance Unit,                      city                                               by property manager                     Ordinance#http://www.margatefl.co         mail (11/18/08)                       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                 company                               codecompliance@margatefl.com,                                                                                                           m/Agendas/backup070208/10.pdf#                                                  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                954-972-1232                                                                                                                                                                                                        htm

Passed       Medford         MA                                                                                                                                                                         Building Department, phone 781-                                                                                                                   Requested                  http://www.wickedlocal.com/medford/ http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                         393-2509, fax 781-393-2415;                                                                                                              2/19/2009#http://Requested           news/x1658743831/City-passes-     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Building Commissioner, Paul                                                                                                                      2/19/2009#                 ordinance-to-track-foreclosed-homes arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mochi, pmochi@medford.org                                                                                                                                                                                            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        No form available          A sign at least 18" x 24", legible     Inspection upon       Not discussed      on LPS server#http://on LPS        Additional security measures may be       http://www.zi
                                                              registration     discussed      declaring default or      administrative enforcement           property manager                                321-674-5702,                                        at 45 feet, showing name & 24hr        default; monthly                                   server#                                required                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               apparent vacancy                                             located in Brevard                     codecompliance@melbourneflorida.                                  contact number of PM with        inspection if occupied                                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                          County & available in the                                org                                            "THIS PROPERTY MANAGED but in default; weekly                                                                                                                     htm
                                                                                                                                                           county M-F 9am-5pm.                                                                                          BY" & "TO REPORT                inspections while
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 Provided by Town                   A sign, at least 18" x 24", visible    Inspection upon       Not discussed   #http://www.melbournebeachfl.org/                                               http://www.zi
                                                              registration     discussed      default or apparent           or maintain property             phone of property                       D. Bursick, Town Manager, 507          Manager                at 45', showing property mgr's        default; monthly                      Pages/MelbourneBeachFL_NewOr                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    vacancy                                                 manager located in                     Ocean Avenue, Melbourne Beach,                                  name, address & 24 hr contact inspection if occuped                          ds/2009-01%20Mortgagee.pdf#                                                    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"
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- Forms provided by                     Not discussed              Monthly inspection &    Not discussed       Methuen Vacant Property      Registration req. for abandoned OR http://www.zi
                                                                                                  foreclosure          identify Property Mgr., failure            property                                        8625                 Commissioner of                                                   maintenance by                        Ordinance#http://www.ci.methuen.   foreclosing properties (taking    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                proceedings or           to maintain are each $300                                                                                      the Inspectional                                                   property mgr                        ma.us/Documents/Resolutions/TO possession, publishing 1st notice, or arch/zipcode.
                                                                                               apparent vacancy                                                                                                                             Services                                                                                                 0802AMENDED.pdf#            commencing foreclosure action)          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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 http://www.miamigo                       Not discussed               Owner submits plan      Not discussed        Miami Vacant Property                                                      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       v.com/NETS/Down                                                  to bring structure to                   Ordinance#http://egov.ci.miami.fl.u                                             pinfo.com/se
                                           more for             days of                                                                                                                              444 S.W. 2nd Avenue, 7th Floor   loads/Vacant%20S                                                     compliance;                         s/Legistarweb/Attachments/45877.                                                arch/zipcode.
                                     blighted/abandoned       registration                                                                                                                                Miami, Florida 33130        tructure%20Regist                                                                                                      pdf#                                                                   htm
                                          structures                                                                                                                                                codeenforcement@miamigov.com %20Form%20FINA
Passed     Miami-Dade        FL              TBD                                  Not            Upon filing lis                                                                    Not discussed Register w/ Office of Neighborhood Forms provided by                     Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed             Legislative File       http://www.miamiherald.com/busines http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed          pendens or                                                                                       Compliance, onc@miamidade.gov,            Director                                                                                          082197#http://www.miamidade.gov/          s/story/800110.html       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               foreclosure action                                                                                  phone 305-375-4845, fax 305-372-                                                                                                            govaction/matter.asp?matter=0821                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  6386                                                                                                                          97&file=true&yearFolder=Y2008#                                          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   http://www.city.milw                 Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed   Council file #080871 (and on LPS      http://www.ci.mil.wi.us/VacantBuildin http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed            transfer           plan results in fines of $150                                                   Services (414) 286-344; Martin aukee.gov/ImageLi                                                                                                       server)                         gOrdina21450.htm             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                       per violation per day or up to                                                  Collins, mcolli@milwaukee.gov, brary/User/dnscms                                                                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                          $5,000 for each unit in                                                    (414) 286-2542, Dept of Municipal /pdf/forms/DNS8_                                                                                                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                   violation                                                           Inspections, Property Recording    APPV48.pdf
Passed     Minneapolis       MN            *$6000            Anniversary of       Not           w/in 5 days of                                                                         Not discussed   Inspections (Housing Services)     M:\VACANT                        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                                                                                                  Phone: (612) 673-5826         PROPERTY                                                         & timetable                        Ordinance#http://www.ci.minneapol       well maintained and secured do not pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fax: (612) 673-2314      REGISTRIES\Vac                                                                                                is.mn.us/council/2008-              qualify for this registration fee.”  arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ant Property                                                                                        meetings/20080229/Docs/Ch-249-         Additionally, the fee will be waived to      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Database_2008-                                                                                        Vacant-Building-Registration-Ordn-       property owners that enter into a
Passed     Mount Holly       NJ       $75 initially; $25     Every 6 months       Not             after 120                   $250 maximum                  Property manager's         Not discussed Neighborhood Services Department     Mount Holly               Not discussed in ordinance           Code enforcement     Proof of fire &          Mount Holly VBR                PERTAINS ONLY TO BUILDINGS http://www.zi
                                        subsequent                             discussed       consecutive days                                           name, address & phone                               (609) 845-1111           Registration Form                                                    performs initial        liability Ordinance#http://www.mountholly.i      IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT: Mill, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                   vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                                inspection; owner      insurance    nfo/downloads/Neighborhood/Vaca         Pine, High, Garden, White, Union, arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            submits intent         required   nt%20Building%20Registration%20          Bispham, Madison, Buttonwood,              htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         regarding repair &                             Ordinance.pdf#                 Branch, Church, and Ridgeway
Passed   Mount Prospect      IL             $500             Anniversary of       Not           w/in 10 days of                 Property lien             Name, address & phone Not discussed     Community Development                      Vacant Property               Not discussed               The director conducts       Submit       Ch 23, Article XXV of Municipal       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 Code#http://www.sterlingcodifiers.c             intent with registration;       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                     fax 847-818-5329                                                                                   issues needed work registration form om/IL/Mount%20Prospect/index.ht                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  orders                                       m#                                                                 htm

Passed    Mount Rainier      MD       Unknown - semi-        Every 6 months                                              Penalties upon conviction        Name, address & phone        Not discussed       Jeannelle B. Wallace, City         Provided by City    A city-provided placard placed         Owner submits a       Not discussed   #http://www.mountrainiermd.org/go Registration of vacant residential or http://www.zi
                                    annual; no fee for re-                                                                                                 of owner's authorized                       Manager, 301-985-6585 ext 22, fax          Manager          on building exterior showing         vacant building plan                   vernment/citycode/codeChapter03b commercial buildings or lots required pinfo.com/se
                                        registration                                                                                                              agent                                         301-985-6595,                                     owners name, address , phone                                                                .pdf#                upon request by City Manager        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         jwallace@mountrainiermd.org                               & registration expiration date                                                                                                                           htm

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                     http://www.murrieta.org/uploads/for         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             required                                   ms/clerk/404-08.pdf         http://www.murrieta.org/uploads/form pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                          exceed $100,000 per                                         10 days to                                                                   hr contact number of property                                                                                            s/clerk/405-08.pdf          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                             parcel/structure                                          Riverside                                                                  mgr with "THIS PROPERTY IS                                                                                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                        County                                                                        MANAGED BY" & "TO
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 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                         Regulations#http://www.muskegon-        A one-time exemption from fee can       pinfo.com/se
                                     structure based on                                            vacancy                                                    in-state agent/party                             Department             Registration Form                                                required; no schedule                   mi.gov/cityservices/departments/cle     be given if owner 1) shows proof of     arch/zipcode.
                                         vacancy time                                                                                                                                               Phone Number: (231) 724-6702                                                                               given                           rk/ordinance/pdf/Chapter%2010%2          rehab & repair, 2) demonstrates             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fax Number: (231) 724-6790                                                                                                               0Buildings%20and%20Regulations                   length of time for
Passed      Nashville        TN                                                                                                                                                                    Codes & Building Safety (615) 862-  No online form                                                                                          http://www.nashville.gov/mc/ordinan   This ordinance is about BOARDING          http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   6500                                                                                                                        ces/term_2007_2011/bl2007_40.ht         of vacant properties. All entrances     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ml                    secured with locks; boards must be       arch/zipcode.
Passed     New Castle        DE     No fee if vacant < 1       January 1         Fee is         w/in 45 days of           Lien for delinquent fees;        Name & address of a         Not discussed Jeffrey A. Bergstrom, Code Official          Notarized                Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed           Ch 141 of Municipal              Building not considered vacant if      http://www.zi
                                    yr; $500 vacant 1-2                        retroactive     apparent vacancy           $100-$500 for failure to          Delaware resident                         & Fire Marshall, phone 302-322-            registration                                                                                          Code#http://www.e-            actively marketed for sale; fee waived    pinfo.com/se
                                    years; escalating ea                                                                           register                                                                         9813                     statement required                                                                                codes.generalcode.com/codebook_        for planned demolition, rehabilitation   arch/zipcode.
Passed     New Haven         CT         $100 - annual                                                                  Fines up to $250 for failure to                                                                                                            Post name & contact number of                                                 Requested from City Clerk (1-29-     http://www.nhregister.com/articles/20     http://www.zi
                                                                                                                          register or give name of                                                                                                                        property mgr                                                                        2009)                            08/10/13/news/a3-               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                              responsible party                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          neforecloserules.txt; ordinance       arch/zipcode.
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 Municipal Code                                                    http://www.zi
                                        inspections                            discussed      building becoming                                           residence of office within                             Courthouse          Registration Form                                                                                                   (http://www.e-                                                        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                     vacant                                                the City of Newburgh or                           123 Grand Street                                                                                                                  des.generalcode.com/codebook_fra                                                arch/zipcode.
Passed        Niles          IL         $75 - annual                              Not        w/in 15 days prior to              Unspecified                                            Not discussed Community Development, phone       Provided by                        Not discussed                The city inspects &    Not discussed                                                                                   http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed      vacating premises                                                                                               (847) 588-8040,           community                                                      issues work orders,                     http://www.municode.com/resource                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                     CommunityDevelopment@vniles.co development dept                                                   license issued upon                      s/gateway.asp?pid=11092&sid=13                                                 arch/zipcode.
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         Provided by                        Not discussed                   Not discussed       Not discussed     Sec. 11.1-16 of Municipal Code                                                http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed       apparent vacancy             $250 if building in                                                         Revitalization, 757-664-6500 Bureau of Property                                                                                        (http://www.municode.com/resourc                                                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                       conservation or rehabilitation                                                                                   Maintenance                                                                                            es/gateway.asp?pid=10121&sid=46                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                        district or in a designated                                                                                                                                                                                                             )                                                                   htm
                                                                                                                                blighted area
Passed       Normal          IL      $100 - semi-annual      Every 6 months       Not           w/in 60 days of           Penalties levied upon              Name, address, and            Not             Greg Troemel - Director of        See section -11.3-           Not discussed.           Vacant Building plan    Not discussed       http://www.normal.org/code             No online forma available. Refer to      http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed     vacancy or 10 days                  conviction               telephone number of any      addressed in    Inspections & Planning - (309) 454-            8                                             is required Acts of                                                                             code.                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               /11_03.asp#http://www.nor
                                                                                             of notification by city                                            local agent or            code.                       9580                   REGISTRATION                                          repair and other acts                                                                                                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                representative                                                                 OF VACANT                                          to prevent a decline in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 mal.org/code/11_03.asp                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BUILDINGS.                                            the condition of
Passed   North Lauderdale    FL         $50 annually              N/A             Not           w/in 10 days of          Citation by the City Code          Yes--must submit the         Not discu      Community Development, phone             Register w/    18"x24# posting w/ a font legible Weekly inspections                           http://www.nlauderdale.org/           http://www.boston.com/realestate/ne http://www.zi
                                                                               discussed            vacancy                Enforcement Dept. &                 local property                          (954) 724-7069; Code Compliance           Director of     at a distance of 45 feet, which      by property mgr                                                                ws/articles/2008/08/28/blight_next_d pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Agendas/AGENDA%2011-
                                                                                                                        potential legal action by the         management co.                             Officer, phone (954) 724-0878           Community           includes name & contact                                                                                                         oor/                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                     city                  responsible for property                                                            Development;        information of local property
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           29-                                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             forms provided by         management company                                                      07/Abandonded%20Proper
Passed     Northbrook        IL       Not discussed in            N/A             Not           w/in 15 days of                Possible Fines             Name, address & phone        Not discussed      Department of Building &              M:\VACANT        2' x 2' sign affixed to building Building plan required     $500,00 for       http://www.northbrook.il.us/Govern Pertains to residential & commercial         http://www.zi
                                     ordinance; no form                        discussed     vacancy (unoccupied                                          of a natural person 21yo                              Development                     PROPERTY            showing name, address &                               vacant building      ment/BoardsCommissions/Passout       properties; Owner must pay for             pinfo.com/se
                                          available                                             > 180 days) or                                            or older residing in Cook                     Phone: 847-272-5050 ext. 4249        REGISTRIES\Vac phone of owner. For buildings                                   of 1-3 units;      s/2007/08282007RBM/documents/ municipal inspection; Building can't              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                               notification by city                                               County, IL                                                                    ant Property      in foreclosure, sign must list                              code lists                 Binder8.pdf#              be boarded more than 6 months;                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Database_2008-        name, address & phone of                               insurance req                                            Director may require watchman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Available Forms
                                                                                                  Compliance                                                  Submit Property                                                                                                                                                          Liability
Status         City         State       Registry Fee           Fee Due Date        Prorated
                                                                                                    Window
                                                                                                                                   Penalty
                                                                                                                                                                 Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Deed           Contact Information              (Some Cities                   Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ordinance                                 Notes                         Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             may not have
Passed      Oak Forest       IL             **$200             City is currently                                                                                                                          Community Development                M:\VACANT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                available)                                                                                                                                                                            http://www.zi
                                                                updating code                                                                                                                          Department at 708-687-4050,             PROPERTY                                                                                                                                                                               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ext.1042Community Development          REGISTRIES\Vac                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Director                     ant Property                                                                                                                                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Adam Dotson                    Database_2008-
Passed       Oak Park        IL     $200 (annual) + $500       Anniversary of         Not        w/in 15 days of         Fine of $100-$750 per day         Name, address & phone Not discussed           John Ross, Chief Property            on LPS server           2´ x 2´ sign showing owner's          Owner submits           $500,000 for a       Ordinance 2008-54 (see Code)       Exterior lighting as established by    http://www.zi
                                       inpsection fee           registration       discussed     obtaining title or              per violation               of a natural person at                      Inspector, 708-358-5445,                                   name, address & phone number          vacant building plan;         vacant        (http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/co    Director; security guard may be      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               apparent vacancy or                                          least 21 yo residing in                    ross@oak-park.us; Building &                                   & that of plaintiff & plaintiff’s                               residential       debook/index.php?book_id=459)      required; 3 month limit on boarding; arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                notification by city                                            Cook County IL                      Property Standards, 708-358-5430,                                            attorney                                              building,                                           code-compliant buildings cannot be           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Building@oak-park.us                                                                                                      escalating to                                          vacant > 2 yrs; real estate transfer
Passed        Ogden          UT      $100 semi-annual;            Every six           Not        w/in 90 days of         Legal action to recover fees;         Name, address &        Not discussed   Code Enforcement: 629-8958                Requested                     Not discussed                  Owner submits          Not discussed           Sec 16, Ch 8, Article B of       Owner submits a vacant building       http://www.zi
                                       see notes for               months          discussed   vacancy or 10 days                                            number of authorized                    Housing Code Compliance: 629-              (3/2/2009)                                                    building plan                                      Municipal Code               plan (including a description of     pinfo.com/se
                                    additional stipulations                                       of notification                                          agent living w/in 40 miles                               8961                                                                                                                              (http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/U neighboring property & landscaping); arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                    of the city                                                                                                                                                                                T/Ogden/index.htm)          re-registration fee of $571 if building      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 is still vacant & plan is not
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-       Provided by                     Not discussed                   Not discussed         Not discussed     http://www.olmstedfalls.org If the building or structure is vacant http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed   time of foreclosure        Division is a 4th degree         maintenance company                                       1055                   Building, Housing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /linkfiles/ORD-93-2006-re- when Foreclosure Complaint is filed, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                    complaint"                  misdemeanor                must be supplied to the                                                              & Zoning                                                                                                                                    the filer shall provide property mgr   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                    City                                                                      Administrator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FORECLOSURE.doc                           name & contact info                htm

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              http://www.palmbay                Not discussed               Monthly inspection by     Not discussed     http://www.palmbayflorida.                   Required for "abandoned"           http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed   initiating foreclosure        separate offense             business tax receipt &                 Division, phone 321-952-3430, fax          florida.org/police/fo                                                  PM                                                                         properties: vacant for 30 days, no      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      org/citycouncil/public/docu
                                                                                                        process                                             phone of local prop                  321-733-3086; Lt Mark Renkens,             reclosure_registrati                                                                                                                             mortgage payment made in 30 days,        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         mgmnt company (w/in 20                         phone 321-952-3430,                        on.html
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ments/2008_61_c.pdf                 w/ 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;          http://www.ci.palm-          Not discussed          Inspect prior to notice             Not discussed        Section 8.80.040 of Municipal                 http://www.ci.palm-            http://www.zi
                                                                registration                    apparent vacancy                                         address of local property               Building & Safety, phone 760-323-          springs.ca.us/Mod                                     of default; monthly                                                Code                    springs.ca.us/index.aspx?page=681        pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                          management company                                   8242                         ules/ShowDocume                                           inspection if                                   (http://www.qcode.us/codes/palmsp                                               arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                         w/in 40 miles of property                       fax 760-322-8360,                  nt.aspx?documenti                                      "distressed" but                                                  rings/)                                                               htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Building@palmsprings-ca.gov; for                  d=3969                                          occupied; weekly
Passed       Palmdale        CA              $105                 January 1                      w/in 10 days of         $500 1st. Offense, $1000               Yes-24 hour          Unknown     Palmdale Code Enforcement Code                  Palmdale       Yes Legible 45 from of house at          Weekly                        Unknown        http://www.cityofpalmdale.org/city_h                                            http://www.zi
                                                                                                apparent vacancy             2cnd, $2500 3rd.                                                       Enforcement (661) 267-5234               Registration form            least 18x24                                                                  all/codes/Ord%201345%20Vacant                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      %20and%20Abandoned%20Proper                                                     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ties.pdf                                                              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         on LPS server                   Not discussed               Board & paint lower        Certificate of       Ch 1715 of municipal code           Owner must submit maintenance           http://www.zi
                                         semi-annual,                              discussed         vacancy                                                 person/company to                         Graves 440-885-8035 Carol                                                                           windows to match           insurance       (http://www.amlegal.com/parma_oh       plan along with registration & fees;     pinfo.com/se
                                        escalating fee                                                                                                       provide emergency                        Hartzell, chartzell@cityofparma-                                                                    house-up to 30 days.          required                      /)                      building commissioner conducts          arch/zipcode.
                                     structure based on                                                                                                       inspection access                                     oh.gov                                                                                                                                                                           inspection after reg                  htm
                                        vacancy time;
Passed        Peoria         IL              $25                N/A                   Not           Will update                  Will update               Name, address & phone        Will update      Inspections Department-Code        Registration form       If required, placard designating          Not discussed         Not discussed             Sec 5-401 of code            Refer to code for boarding                 http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed                                                                 of management co.                          Enforcement Division (309) 494-      & instructions                building as unsafe                                                         http://www.municode.com/Resourc instructions; boarding not to exceed            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     8949                                                                                                                             es/gateway.asp?pid=10183&sid=13                180 days                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           htm

Passed        Perris         CA         TBD -- annual             January 1           Not        w/in 10 days of            Prosecution and/or              Name, address, mailing Not discussed Development Services/Community               on LPS Server         A sign 18" x "24, legible at 45 ft, Inspections req while       Not discussed     http://www.cityofperris.org/             Additional security measures or        http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed    apparent vacancy         administrative enforcement        address & phone of local               Preservation Department, phone                                     showing name & 24hr contact property occupied but                                                                            lighting may be required            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 city-
                                                                                                                                                           (w/in 3 miles of property)             951-443-1029, fax 951-943-3293                                       number of PM with "THIS             in default; weekly                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                               property manager                                                                                     PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"               inspections by PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       gov/ordinances/1250.pdf                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     & "TO REPORT PROBLEMS
Passed     Philadelphia      PA         $50 for vacant                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bill setting fees          http://www.zi
                                        structure or lot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (http://webapps.phila.gov/council/atta pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       chments/5807.pdf);           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         htm

Passed      Pittsburgh       PA             No fee                                                 w/in 30 Days              $300 penalty for not                                                      Bureau of Building Inspection 412-   Forms provided by                                                                                         http://www.city.pittsburgh.p                                                    http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                 registrering                                                                     255-2175                    the Bureau of                                                                                                                                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      a.us/Council/assets/bills/20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Building                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Inspections
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         07/Bill2007-1112.pdf                                                              htm

Passed       Placentia       CA               Council          Anniversary of         Not        w/in 10 days of           Fees or liens assessed          Name, address & phone       Not discussed Register with chief building official; No forms available   18" x 24" sign , legible at 45            Weekly inspections       Not discussed     http://www.placentia.org/P             An additional monitoring fee TBD but http://www.zi
                                    recommended $50 for         registration       discussed    apparent vacancy           against property; $1000         of property mgr w/in 40                      Building Department (714) 993-                            feet, showing name & 24hr                 by property mgr                                                                  can be waived if building up to code pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DF/agendas/2008-10-
                                      initial registration &                                                              administrative penalty for       driving miles of property                 8127; Code Enforcement (714) 993-                         contact number of property mgr                                                                                                   & marketed for sale; rehab of     arch/zipcode.
                                       $20 for annual re-                                                                         violations                                                                          8124                                      along with "THIS PROPERTY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7/CC10%20SECOND%20                       boarded buildings within 90 days        htm
                                           registration.                                                                                                                                                                                                           MANAGED BY" and "TO                                                                READING%20OF%20OR
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 &          Forms provided by            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,         Director of                                                building & charges                         (http://www.municode.com/Resourc        provided by Director, required to       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                      phone 757-393-853, 801 Crawford                                                                        inspection fee                           es/gateway.asp?pid=13866&sid=46            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)                                     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                              (http://library4.municode.com:80/de                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fault/template.htm?view=browse&d                                                arch/zipcode.
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Passed       Raymore         MO              None               Not specified         Not        w/in 10 days of              $500 per violation           name, address & phone Not discussed Community Development, phone                   on LPS server                   Not discussed                Inspection w/in 15       Not discussed     http://www.raymore.com/D                                                     http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed    apparent vacancy                                           of property manager w/in                 816-331-1803, fax 816-331-8067;                                                                       days of default notice;                                                                                                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ocumentView.aspx?DID=5
                                                                                                                                                              40 miles of property                         Director - Jim Cadoret,                                                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
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 form        An 18" x 24" sign, legible at 45      Weekly inspections        Not discussed              67&DL=1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on LPS server                   http://www.cityofredbud.org/Meeting http://www.zi
                                                                                                apparent vacancy               enforcement                  information for property                      [pam@cityofredbud.org]                                        feet, showing property            by property manager                                                                %20Information/Meeting%20Minutes/ pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                           manager within 40 miles                                                                                   manager's name & 24-hour                                                                                                City%20Council/Council%20Meeting arch/zipcode.
Passed   Redford Township    MI               $50                                     Not        w/in 90 days of          Civil fine of $150 for 1st             Not discussed       Not discussed Building & Safety Engineering Dept,       No form available               Not discussed                      See notes           Not discussed     http://www.redfordtwp.com/                   Upon registration, Building     http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed    apparent vacancy           violation, escalating fee                                                          (313) 387-2680,                                                                                                                                                                      Department conducts initial     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      temp/temp%20ordan/Ordin
                                                                                                                          structure for subsequent                                                       building@redfordtwp.com                                                                                                                                                                 inspection for code violations.   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                   violations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ance%20271%20-                     Buildings w/ violations re-inspected      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       %20Vacant%20Bldg_appr                      after 90 days. Buildings w/o
Passed       Redlands        CA                                                                  w/in 10 days of                                                                                                                                                                                           Monthly inspection                                  Ordinance 2709                http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/s http://www.zi
                                                                                                apparent vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                            during default;                                                                  tories/PE_News_Local_N_nredlands pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         19.49135f6.html           arch/zipcode.
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Passed        Revere         MA        $500 for < 1 yr          November 15           Not        w/in 45 days of         Non-compliant owners are                                        Unknown          Nicholas Catinazzo Dept. of         No online form                                                                                               Ch 8.05 of Municipal                                                    http://www.zi
                                     vacancy; escalating                           discussed    apparent vacancy        subject to a $300 per day fine.                                                    Inpections 781-286-8197                                                                                                                    Code#http://municipalcodes.lexisne                                           pinfo.com/se
                                     fee structure based                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  xis.com/codes/Revere/#                                                   arch/zipcode.
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 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#http://municipalcodes.lexisne        intent divulging 1) the expected   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           xis.com/codes/rialto/#               vacancy period, 2) maintenance     arch/zipcode.
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 forms available Post w/in 10 days of vacancy; a            Weekly inspection by      Not discussed     http://sireweb.ci.richmond.              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                                                                     designated as "nuisance"; boarding pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ca.us/sirepub/cache/2/lp05
                                                                                                                                                                   Property)                                     (510) 621-1569                                  high, visible from 30 ft away,                                                                                               permit required; 30 days maximum arch/zipcode.
Passed      Richmond         VA          $25 - annual                                             Applies to any                                                                                        Bureau of Permits & Inspections        Requested                                                                                              yp45bip35if0uscdng45/940
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance 2006-253-259                   Richmond municipal code:        http://www.zi
                                                                                               structure vacant for                                                                                               804-646-6419                  (3/2/2009)                                                                                                                                   http://www.municode.com/resources/ pinfo.com/se
                                                                                               12-month continous                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              gateway.asp?sid=46&pid=13859        arch/zipcode.
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                                  Not discussed                          Owner submits a          not discussed Ch 18, Article V of Municipal Code          Vacant = unoccupied 60 days or
                                       inspection fee +         registration       discussed   written notice by city municipal court; penalties for           of local agent                                 Development Director,                                                                       vacant structure plan;                   (http://www.municode.com/resourc             more; permit to secure required,
                                                                                                                               guilty rulings                                                          dmanning@riverdalega.gov, phone                                                                     city inspection upon                    es/gateway.asp?pid=11472&sid=10           renewal every 12 mos; see ordinance
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 http://www.villageofriverdale.org/20                                             http://www.zi
                                     family dwelling, with                                       apparent vacancy       dwelling, higher fines for           resides within Cook                       Building & Zoning Department, 708- Building Reg Form with the contact name, address                                              liability             08%2002.pdf                                                          pinfo.com/se
                                    increased charges for                                                              more elaborate properties,               County, Illinois                                    849-1798                                      & telephone number                                                insurance req.                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
Passed   Riverside County    CA              $70                  January 1                       w/in 10 days of        Non-compliant property                                                         Code Enforcement Division 951-         Riverside                                                                                           http://www.riversideca.gov/municod                                              http://www.zi
                                                                                                 apparent vacancy            subject to civil &                                                          826-5311 register@rctlma.org     Registration Form                                                                                                 e/pdf/06/6-11.pdf                                                      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                      administrative proceedings &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Available Forms
                                                                                                Compliance                                                 Submit Property                                                                                                                                                       Liability
Status         City           State      Registry Fee          Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                                  Window
                                                                                                                                 Penalty
                                                                                                                                                              Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                    Submit Deed           Contact Information             (Some Cities                   Post Property                  Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ordinance                                 Notes                         Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may not have
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        The city supplies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            available)          Yes (Chula Vista model); a new           Not discussed         Not discussed    http://www.cityofsacramento.org/co      Erica's note: called the above          http://www.zi
                                       monitoring fee for                        discussed    apparent vacancy        imposed for the first violation                                                   Buildings 916-808-5948            any necessary         requirement of posting a notice                                                     de/documents/2007-060.pdf      number & eventually talked to person         pinfo.com/se
                                       nuisance buildings                                                             and up to $5,000 for every 30                                                                                            forms             in a conspicuous place on the                                                                                     in 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
Passed   Saint Louis County    MO     $200 - semi-annual                                                                                                                                            Neighborhood Preservation Main         No online form                                                                                                                           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     $500 after first year;     January 1                                              $500 per violation per day                                                     Neighborhood Svcs. & Code            Salisbury                                                                                           http://www.ci.salisbury.md. impose a semi-annual registration                   http://www.zi
                                          escalating fee                                                                                                                                             Compliance 501 B E Church St.       Registration Form                                                                                                                             fee of up to $200 on owners of           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 us/cityclerk/Ord1979.htm
                                       structure based on                                                                                                                                           Salisbury, MD 21804 410-341-9550                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
                                           vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              htm

Passed       San Bruno         CA             TBD                                   Not        w/in 30 days of            Administrative, civil or       Phone, fax, email &        Not discussed Code Enforcement Division, phone                          If property deemed nuisance:       Monthly inspection              Not discussed    http://sanbruno.ca.gov/E%                Another ordinance in same doc          http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed          default               criminal enforcement          address of responsible                     650-616-7074, fax 650-873-6749                          provide a copy of letter or notice    while in default;                                                                       outlines reqs for maintenance          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                20Agenda%20Packets/age
                                                                                                                                                                agent                                                                                        to adjacent property owners                                                                                               (maintenance plan req for nuisance       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               giving PM's name & 24hr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                nda%20packet%20112508                              properties)                       htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     contact phone                                                                    _0177_0001.pdf
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           Must submit a                                 http://docs.sandiego.gov/municode/         A foreclosure registry being         http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed    apparent vacancy         -$5000 per structure/year           statement of intent                                Department                 Registration Form entrance & on fences or walls      maintenance plan in                               MuniCodeChapter05/Ch05Art04Div                      considered                  pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                (see notes)                                                             1200 Third Avenue #800                             (when appropriate) stating "DO required Statement of                                              ision03.pdf                                                        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         San Diego, CA 92101                                      NOT ENTER It is a                   Intent                                                                                                                         htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (619) 236-5500                                 misdemeanor to enter or occupy
Passed       San Jose          CA       $420 - quarterly          Quarterly         Not      Upon notification by              Unspecified                 A responsible agent      Not discussed   San Jose Building Division, phone     on LPS server              Not discussed            Bi-weekly inspections            Not discussed        Ch 17.38 of Municipal Code  THIS IS A NEGLECTED BUILDING http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed        Director                                              living within 60 miles of                   408-535-3555, fax 408- 292-6214                                                           by PM recorded in a                               (http://www.municode.com/Resourc MONITORING PROGRAM; The              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                San Jose                                                                                                                                log                                     es/gateway.asp?pid=14367&sid=5) Director notifies a building owner if arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        registration required              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               On LPS Server             A sign legible at 45 feet                                                     Ch 15.29 of Municipal Code         residential and commercial property       http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy        view.php?topic=1&frames=on                                     Recordation     Department of Development                                                                                                                    (http://qcode.us/codes/santee/)           with a vacant residential           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                       Number                  Services                                                                                                                                                                                                         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        10601 Magnolia Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                                          htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Santee, CA 92071
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           Reg form on LPS        A sign, at least 18" x 24", visible   Montly inspection by     Not discussed     Ordinance 2008-6 (see municipal            REQUIRES MONTHLY              http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed   transfer or vacancy                                         local property manager                                   Dept                        server             at 45', showing property mgr's          property mgr                                          code)                    INSPECTION OF OCCUPIED            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                   1710 Tucker Street, Selma, CA                                 name, address & 24 hr contact                                                  (http://www.sterlingcodifiers.com/C   PROPERTY IN DEFAULT UNTIL arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 93662                                                number with "THIS                                                                  A/Selma/index.htm)           PROPERTY IS VACANT. Pools                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Phone (559) 891-2208                                     PROPERTY IS MANAGED BY"                                                                                                  must be kept in working order,
Passed      Sioux Falls        SD        $200 - annual         Anniversary of                  w/in 30 days of                                                                                                    SD                        Sioux Falls                                                                                         http://72.14.205.104/custom?q=cac structure and multiple housing code http://www.zi
                                                                registration                       vacancy                                                                                                Building Services                 Registration                                                                                        he:YVzpPXZhJkgJ:www.siouxfalls.                    violations.            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                            605-367-8254                                                                                                                        org/Building/information/vacant_buil                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Planning and Building                                                                                                                    dings/documents/~/media/AEA9A1                                                 htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Services                                                                                                                         861652419F9FA7F992853A727E.
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,         On LPS Server                  Not discussed                  Not discussed         Not discussed     http://www.smyrnadelawar 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-                                                                                                                                                   buildings owned; one-time fee waiver pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 e.com/DocumentView.asp
                                      each added year -                                            vacancy                   each violation                                                                      4169                                                                                                                                                                       under certain conditions      arch/zipcode.
                                             annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ?DID=121                                                           htm

Passed      South Bend         IN     $50 - See Ord. For       Not discussed        Not       w/in 5 days of title       $250 for 1st violation;              Yes-24 hour                Yes        Code Enforcement 574.235.9486         The owner of a                                                Weekly + Submit            Yes          http://library2.municode.co                                                     http://www.zi
                                          exceptions                             discussed          transfer           escalating fee structure for                                                    codeenf@southbendin.gov            building that is                                                Maint. Plan                                                                                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                m/default/DocView/13974/
                                                                                                                         subsequent violations                                                                                             vacant and                                                                                                                                                                           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         abandoned shall
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           register the
Passed      South Elgin        IL         $25 - annual                                         w/in 30 days of                                          Yes within Kane County                          Community Development              South Elgin                                                                         300K min. for    http://www.southelgin.com/                                                      http://www.zi
                                                                                              apparent vacancy                                                                                       Department 10 N. Water St. Ph:      Registration Form                                                                       person &                                                                                       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vertical/Sites/%7B5D95C9
                                                                                                                                                                                                             847-741-3894                                                                                                     property damage                                                                                   arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   C3-6931-4CBF-AA90-                                                                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3AC331AA0266%7D/uploa
Passed        St. Paul         MN     Amended to $1000 -       Not discussed        Not        w/in 30 days of                                                 Unknown                Unknown                  Steve Magner                  St. Paul                     Not discussed                     Unknown            Not discussed    http://stpaul.granicus.com/              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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MetaViewer.php?view_id=
                                                                                                                                                                                                              (651) 286-2542                                                                                                                                                             bond requirement that the city         arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Planning and Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                37&clip_id=845&meta_id=                  arbitrarily determines added to             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Services                                                                                                                                  42467                           category 1 and 2 properties
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.    No form 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                   fax in requested                                                                                                    Structures              register a residential property after 6   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             information                                                                                        (http://codes.sullivanpublications.co     months vacancy. Owners of             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              m/stpeters-             commercial properties must register            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                slp/lpext.dll/Infobase/title00147/cha regardless of nuisance status--see
Passed       Stockton          CA      Monitoring fee for       Unspecified         Not       w/in 180 days of           Unpaid fees assessed                                       Not discussed   Neighborhood Services Stockton       No form available        4" x 6" weather resistant sign Monthly inspection by         Not discussed     http://stocktongov.com/sm                              Flyer                   http://www.zi
                                      nuisance buildings -                       discussed    apparent vacancy            against the property                                                             Police Department               (according to          affixed to window or building   owner or designee;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 c/Chapter14/Ch14_PartV_ (http://www.stocktongov.com/Police/n                   pinfo.com/se
                                            annual                                                                                                                                                  (209) 937-8813; Fines payable to      Stockton Police        facing street, showing owner's       additional                                                                      eighborhoodservices/Vacancyordinan        arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the Director of Finance               Dept)             or company's name & number maintenance/security
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Div02.cfm                        ceadopted08-19-08.pdf)                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with "This property managed by"   measures may be
Passed   Sunny Isles Beach     FL             $100                                  no          w/in 30 days of                                           Yes for out of state                       Code Enforcement Phone: (305)       Forms provided by                                                                                         Microsoft Word - O2008-304            Providing for the registration of      http://www.zi
                                                                                             receiving notification                                             owners                                          792-1705                  City Manager or                                                                                           Vacant Property Registry                 vacant lots & buildings            pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                     by city                                                                                              Fax: (305) 792-1565                 designee                                                                                                Maintenance Code.doc                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     htm

Passed        Surprise         AZ      None - see notes         Not specified      N/A           Not specified           Fines up to $2500 per               Not discussed          Not discussed       Community Development             Registration not                Not discussed                  Not discussed         Not discussed    http://agenda.surpriseaz.co         City passed Abandoned Property      http://www.zi
                                                                                                                            violation, per day                                                                  Department                 required (see                                                                                                                           Action Plan including proactive code pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                m/Bluesheet.aspx?ItemID=
                                                                                                                                                                                                       12425 W. Bell Road, D-100,             notes)                                                                                                                                   enforcement efforts & use of     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Surprise, AZ 85374-9002, Phone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2197&MeetingID=184                  Maricopa county foreclosure           htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    623-222-3000, Fax 623-222-3001                                                                                                                                                 database. Vacant property registry
Passed       Temecula          CA     N/A - VPR Effective      Anniversary of       Not        w/in 30 days of                                            Yes. 24hr local P.M.                      Director of Building & Safety Mark      Temecula                                                                                            http://www.cityoftemecula.org/Teme                                      http://www.zi
                                             8/8/08             registration     discussed    apparent vacancy                                                                                             Harold 951-694-6439           Registration Form                                                                                      cula/Government/CodeEnforcemen                                          pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        t/AbandonedProperty                                             arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             htm

Passed        Toledo           OH        $100 to start         Details not yet                   after 90 days      The fine for not registering a                                                   Supervisor of Code Enforcement      http://www.ci.toledo                                                                                                                           Homes listed with a Realtor or for      http://www.zi
                                        escalating fees.         available                                            vacant property would be                                                               (419) 936-3618              .oh.us/LinkClick.as                                                                                                                             rent qualify for a fee exemption.      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                      $250 for the first violation,                                                                                      px?fileticket=tp4Da                                                                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                      $500 for the second, and                                                                                           Fw2ahc%3d&tabid                                                                                                                                                                             htm
                                                                                                                          $1,000 for the third                                                                                             =164&mid=962
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;                            A sign showing name & 24hr           Inspection due before    Not discussed       Ordinance 08-16 in Municipal                                                 http://www.zi
                                                                registration     discussed   initiating foreclosure   Code Enforcement Board            property manager w/in                        Chief Tim Casey, 727-547-4595,                             contact of property manager on            filing; monthly                                     Code                                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                              process or 14 days                                         20 miles of property                       police@mytreasureisland.org; Reid                                       front door                  inspection during                       (http://www.municode.com/resourc                                                arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                  of city citation                                                                                       Silverboard (City Manager)                                                                            vacancy                          es/gateway.asp?pid=13104&sid=9)                                                      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    727-547-4575 ext 228; Dawn Foss
Passed     University City     MO        $200 - annual         Anniversary of       Not        w/in 30 days of                   Unknown                Name, address & phone         Unknown        Dept of Community Development        University City                 Not discussed                  Owner submits         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                                             vacant building plan                              click for brochure       Housing inspectors review property, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                         University City, MO 63130                                                                                                              (http://www.ucitymo.org/Document   ordered repair must be completed     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               (314) 505-8500                                                                                                                           View.asp?DID=621)         w/in 60 days. Can't find code on city      htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                web site.
Passed        Urbana           IL           Unknown               Every six                    w/in 30 days of                                                                                        Clay Baier, Housing Inspector,       No online form                                                                                                                                                               http://www.zi
                                                                   months                          apparent                                                                                                  (217) 384-2436                                                                                                                                                                                             pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        arch/zipcode.
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Passed       Vacaville         CA         Unspecified               N/A             Not        w/in 30 or more             Escalating for each           Name, address & 24-        Not discussed    Code Compliance, 707-449-5693       Registration reqs                Not discussed                Weekly inspections      Not discussed         Ch 8.1 of Municipal Code          Buildings determined to be a     http://www.zi
                                                                                 discussed     days of vacancy        infraction, refer to Code; also     hour phone of local                                                             notification in                                                   by PM                               (http://www.codepublishing.com/ca/ nuisance charged $550 MONTHLY pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                 see notes               property management                                                                  writing                                                                                                        vacaville/)                 monitoring fee; involuntary    arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                               company                                                                                                                                                                                                                  enforcement response fee;            htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   http://www.cityofvacaville.com/__doc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Available Forms
                                                                                                    Compliance                                             Submit Property                                                                                                                                                      Liability
Status           City            State       Registry Fee        Fee Due Date      Prorated
                                                                                                      Window
                                                                                                                                  Penalty
                                                                                                                                                              Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                    Submit Deed            Contact Information              (Some Cities                 Post Property                Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ordinance                                   Notes                          Zips
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may not have
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            Program will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              available)                 Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed         Ch 7.62 of Municipal Code        Building vacant > 90 days must be            http://www.zi
                                                                 notification by   discussed      apparent vacancy                                                                                  Enforcement Manager, phone 707-       launch in February                                                                                  (http://municipalcodes.lexisnexis.co code-compliant & actively marketed            pinfo.com/se
                                                                        city                                                                                                                          648-4522, fax 707-552-0163,                                                                                                                       m/codes/vallejo/)             (fee waived in this case), active          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      cenforcement@ci.vallejo.ca.us                                                                                                                                                  rehab required; broken windows                   htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             replaced or boarded.
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       No forms available                     Not discussed              Building plan required   Not discussed    http://www.invillapark.com/ $500 "vacant" building inspection                      http://www.zi
                                                                  registration                    acquiring title to    per day; administrative or      of natural person at least              Development; Comm. Dev. Director, pending legislation                                                for vacant buildings                                                                 fee; distinction between               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               file.asp?F=Ordinance%5F
                                                                                                unoccupied building         court enforcement              21yo w/ permanent                      Shubhra Govind, 630-592-6072                                                                                                                                                      "unoccupied" & "vacant," the latter          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                   or Director's                                           address in DuPage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Proposal%2Epdf&N=Ordin being unoccupied and distressed as                               htm
                                                                                                     notification                                                 County                                                                                                                                                                       ance%5FProposal%2Epdf defined in ordinance; boarding for
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      http://www.conwaygreene.c                 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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              om/Warrensville/lpext.dll?f 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 &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                =templates&fn=main-hit-                           -h.htm&2.0                          htm
                                                                                                                                                            Cuyahoga County                                                                                                                                                  $1,000,000 for              h.htm&2.0
Passed        Washington          DC          $20 per unit                                         w/in 30 days of                                                                               Inspection & Compliance Admin.   Registration Form                                                                                                   42-3131 of Municipal             Vacant Property Information page:    http://www.zi
                                                                                                  apparent vacancy                                                                                 941 North Capitol St NE 1700                                                                                                               Code#http://weblinks.westlaw.com/t      http://dcra.dc.gov/dcra/cwp/view,a,3, pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wash. D.C. 20002                                                                                                                            oc/default.aspx?Abbr=dc-          q,625194,dcraNav_GID,1691,dcraNa arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              st&Action=ExpandTree&AP=DC01                    v,%7C33420%7C.asp                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              0747720&ItemKey=DC010747720
Passed         Waterford          CA          Unspecified                             Not          w/in 60 days of          Lien for unpaid fees             Not discussed          Not discussed      Bruce Stewart, Chief Building                                     Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed     Chapter 15.42 of Municipal Code        Also applies to commercial buildings; http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed      apparent vacancy                                                                                        Official, 209-874-2328                                                                                                                (http://www.cityofwaterford.org/)     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         Provided by               Not discussed             Owner submits a              Not discussed     Articles IX & X of Municipal Code       Exemption for fire damage                 http://www.zi
                                                                  registration                         vacancy                                               Albany County                          Inspector, phone 518-270-3800 ext         Building                                         vacant building plan                           (http://ecode360.com/?custId=WA1                                                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                          105, fax 518-270-3832              Department                                                                                                       568)                                                               arch/zipcode.
Passed        Watsonville         CA     TBD by City Council -     January 1          No           w/in 10 days of                                      Yes-24hr w/in 25 miles                          Redevelopment & Housing           Register w/ Police Yes on form provided by the City PM to inspect weekly.                            http://www.ci.watsonville.ca.us/age See pg 145 of ordinance - Register            http://www.zi
                                               annual                                           transfer or apparent                                         of property                            Marty Ackerman Ph: 831-768-3080         Chief, forms                w/PM info              Violations remedied                             ndas/082608/CC_Packet_082608.        water in repsonsible party name              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                       vacancy                                                                                                                             provided by city                                        w/in 72 hrs.                                                pdf                                                               arch/zipcode.
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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       http://www.townofw     A sign 18" x 24" in font legible   Weekly inspection by     Not discussed    http://www.townofwesterly.                Director may require additional          http://www.zi
                                                                                   discussed           vacancy                   violation              permanent contact info                        Enforcement, 401-348-2604,          esterly.com/Decem      at 45 ft & with the words "THIS             PM                                                                        maintenance, security or lighting or      pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              com/December%2017,%2
                                                                                                                                                           of local property                            mshellman@westerly.org            ber%2017,%20200       PROPERTY MANAGED BY" &                                                                                                       on-site security guard              arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                           management co                                                                   7%5CBig%20Box        "TO REPORT PROBLEMS OR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              02007%5CBig%20Box%20                                                                    htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              %20Ord.pdf          CONCERNS CALL." Affix to                                                                Ord.pdf
Passed          Wichita           KS      $25 non-transferable                                      See brochure        $250 every 3 mths up to                                                      Office of Central Inspection 316-           Wichita                                                                                      http://www.wichita.gov/NR/                      StopBlight Information:      http://www.zi
                                                                                                (http://www.wichita.g         $1000 per year                                                        268-448; Julie Irvin or Deb Legge,     Registration Form                                                                                                                          http://www.wichita.gov/CityOffices/O pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rdonlyres/A7BCE972-
                                                                                                ov/NR/rdonlyres/1983                                                                                 268-4481, for forms assistance                                                                                                                                                   CI/neighborhood_inspection/StopBlig arch/zipcode.
Passed        Wilmington          DE       $500 1st yr. To                                         w/in 45 days of    the city may institute criminal           Unknown                                                               Wilimington DE
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dept. of License & Inspections 302-                                                                                                              CC4E-4424-888A-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              http://www.ci.wilmington.de.us/Vac                                           http://www.zi
                                         $5000 fees escalate                                      apparent vacancy      proceedings against the                                                                  576-3030            Vacant Property                                                                                           antProperties/codesummary.htm                                               pinfo.com/se
                                          based on length of                                                              owner of the property,                                                                                           Forms                                                                                                                                                                           arch/zipcode.
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-  M:\VACANT                         Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed    http://www.winchesterva.go                            Amendment              http://www.zi
                                                                  registration     discussed      apparent vacancy               register                                                               667-1815, fax 540-722-3618     PROPERTY                                                                                                                                       (http://test1.winchesterva.gov/docum pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              v/documents/government/c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    REGISTRIES\Vac
                                                                                                                                                                                                     inspections@ci.winchester.va.us;                                                                                                                                                 ents/government/city_code_ordinanc arch/zipcode.
Passed         Wyoming            MI                                                                                                                                                                                                http://www.ci.wyom
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Building Inspections, phone 616-                                                                                                             ity_code/CH06.pdf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Unable to locate                Form submission online or by mail http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  530-7285          ing.mi.us/Building/                                                                                                                                                                    pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    RentalRegistrations                                                                                                                                                                    arch/zipcode.
Passed           York             PA       $500 after 1yr. of     November 15         Not          w/in 45 days of      Delinquent Registration fee      Yes - w/in State of PA       Unknown       Economic Development Department     Requested                        Not discussed                  Not discussed        Not discussed        Art. 1729 of Municipal Code                                              http://www.zi
                                               vacancy                             discussed           vacancy          as a lien.After 30 days $500                                                   & Redevelopment Authority;        (3/2/2009)                                                                                            (http://www.yorkcity.org/webcom/P                                           pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                   to $5000                                                                  info@revyork.com                                                                                                                 DF/City%20Council/PDF%20Codifi                                               arch/zipcode.
Passed         Ypsilanti          MI             $300                                                                                                       Yes-info on PM's                           Bldg. Dept.1 South Huron St.       Ypsilanti                                                                                           Ch 18 Article VI of Municipal Code                                           http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                         race,height,weight,eye                          Ysilanti,MI (734)482-1025   Registration Form                                                                                        (http://www.municode.com/RESOU                                               pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                         and hair color are incl.                                                                                                                                                              RCES/gateway.asp?pid=13981&si                                               arch/zipcode.

Pending Legislation
Pending         *Atlanta          GA           Unknown              Pending                        w/in 90 days of                                                                                                                        No form available                                                                                   http://www.marynorwood.org/image             Not passed (as of 10/30/08)           http://www.zi
                                                                   Legislation                    apparent vacancy                                                                                                                        pending legislation                                                                                 s/stories/infill/vacant_buildings.pdf                                              pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
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Pending       Boca Raton          FL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  http://www.bocanews.com/news/local http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      /419-boca-raton-may-create-register- pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             foreclosed-properties.php     arch/zipcode.
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Pending      Canyon Lake          CA                                                                                                                                                                                                      No form available                                                                                                                           http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/s http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pending legislation                                                                                                                         tories/PE_News_Local_S_sreigster0 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 7.43eda9e.html            arch/zipcode.
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Pending       Champaign           IL     Registration fee TBD    Not determined Yes - time of      Not determined         Escalating penalties for           Not determined             Not                                               No form available              Not discussed              Building plan required   Not discussed    Discussion of proposed ordinance Minutes of 10/14/08 council meeting               http://www.zi
                                            + inpection fee                     vacancy w/in                            delinquency in registration &                                determined                                           pending legislation                                                                                 (http://archive.ci.champaign.il.us/ar      not yet available                       pinfo.com/se
                                                                                   a year                               submitting a building plan &                                                                                                                                                                                              chive/dsweb/Get/Document-                                                      arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                            for noncompliance w/                                                                                                                                                                                                  6436/SS%202008-066.pdf)                                                             htm
                                                                                                                                 building plan
Pending         Detroit           MI           Unknown                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      No new info (10/28/2008)             http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 arch/zipcode.
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Pending       Duncanville         TX                                                                                                                                                                                                      No form available                                                                                                                                    Boarding prohibited;              http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pending legislation                                                                                                                         http://www.ci.duncanville.tx.us/pdf/27     pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      %20-                       arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      %20City%20Council%20Special%20                  htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meeting%20-
Pending     East Cleveland        OH        $500 - annual;                                         w/in 45 days of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Proposed by Mayor Brewer;             http://www.zi
                                             escalating fee                                            vacancy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        http://www.eastcleveland.org/council/      pinfo.com/se
                                          structure based on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Regular%20Council%20Meeting-             arch/zipcode.
                                              vacancy time                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                %20Aug%2019%202008.pdf                      htm

Pending         Fenton            MI                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Would follow Flint Township           http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      program;                   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.mlive.com/flintjournal/inde     arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       x.ssf/2008/09/fentons_brad_hissong             htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  _considers.html
Pending        Florence           SC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  http://www.scnow.com/scp/news/opin         http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ion/editorials/article/florence_city_cou   pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ncil_needs_to_move_ahead_on_its_c          arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               leanup_efforts/28404/                  htm

Pending        Haverhill          MA             $100                                                                                                                                                 Health & Inspections Services,    No form available                                                                                     http://www.ci.haverhill.ma.us/depart City has Task Force, no evidence of           http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                    bdufresne@cityofhaverhill.com, 978- pending legislation                                                                                   ments/council/Agenda_min/2008/0 following up on registry ordinance;                pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 374-2325                                                                                                                                 80401.html               http://www.gloucestertimes.com/puop           arch/zipcode.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   inion/local_story_148230217.html?ke                htm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           yword=secondarystory
Pending      Hillsborough         FL          $100-$150                                                                                                                                                                                   No forms available                                                                                                                       http://www.tampabay.com/news/local            http://www.zi
                 County                   foreclosure registry                                                                                                                                                                            pending legislation                                                                                                                          government/article981303.ece              pinfo.com/se
                                                  fee                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            arch/zipcode.
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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     Post Property   Maint Schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Ordinance                             Notes                     Zips
                                                                                                                                                   may not have
Pending   Holyoke    MA                                                                                                                              available)                                                   Proposed ordinance was referred   No evidence of subsequent follow up http://www.zi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to Ordinance committee as of                                         pinfo.com/se
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6/17/08                                                   arch/zipcode.
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