MICHIGAN CITY | Mayor Ron Meer would like to announce that a city wide code enforcement sweep will be conducted the week of June 9-13. Utilizing Franklin Street and Barker Avenue as the axis points, the city will be broken into four quadrants, with all city personnel and equipment focusing o…
KOUTS | The ordinance requiring vehicles in residential areas of Kouts to be parked on hard surfaces is back on the books, in an amended form from the original -- but it was not an action the Town Council seemed eager to take Monday.
CROWN POINT | Tickets for junk vehicles and overgrown weeds would be paid similarly to parking tickets in a proposed change to city code.
MICHIGAN CITY | Mayor Ron Meer would like to announce that the second code enforcement sweep of the year will be conducted this week. The two day sweep will be conducted on Wednesday, July 10th and Thursday, July 11th and will encompass an approximate area bound by Highway 12 on the north, C…
HOBART | Property owners with unkempt lawns will receive less notification and pay more for city services under a revised ordinance approved by the City Council.
MICHIGAN CITY | Mayor Ron Meer would like to announce that the first code enforcement sweep of the year will be conducted next week. The two-day sweep will be conducted on Thursday, May16 and Friday, May 17 and will encompass an area bound by Springland Avenue on the north, Vail Street on th…
MICHIGAN CITY | The ongoing effort to revitalize Michigan City is being fought on many fronts, the latest being a renewed effort to reduce hundreds of abandoned buildings.
HOBART | Two of Robert Berndt's six children promised the Hobart Board of Works on Wednesday they will work with the city on cleaning up their father's house and farm.
HOBART | The Board of Public Works told Robert Berndt it has given him ample time to clean up his debris-littered, unsafe home and farm.
VALPARAISO | The city's garbage collection fee is expected to increase by $3 a month to keep up with escalating costs.
HOBART | Code enforcement is an important tool that officials in cities and towns can use to preserve their neighborhoods, the director of South Bend's code enforcement department said Thursday.
HOBART | The Lake County Housing Taskforce is hosting a conference Thursday to discuss various building and property-related issues in communities.
PORTAGE | The City Council Ordinance Committee approved two recommendations last week regarding dogs in the city.
HOBART | Sgt. Ken Gagliardi has been named new code enforcement officer.
HOBART| Cleanup of a house in the 200 block of Ohio Street ruled uninhabitable should be completed by Wednesday, officials said.
PORTAGE | For the third time in less than a month, the city held hearings to determine whether a dog should be considered dangerous and face sanctions.
LAKE STATION| City officials are asking residents' help in cleaning the city this spring.
Even more disturbing than the roaches and other poor living conditions public safety inspectors found during a raid of an East Chicago apartment building last week was the duration of time that residents say these conditions existed there. One resident told The Times she has frequently compl…
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