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Code Enforcement

Code enforcement sweep set

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…

June 03, 2014 5:06 pm

Kouts revisits, OKs parking restrictions

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.

November 19, 2013 5:30 am

Changes considered for C.P. city code tickets

CROWN POINT | Tickets for junk vehicles and overgrown weeds would be paid similarly to parking tickets in a proposed change to city code.

August 05, 2013 9:45 pm

Code Enforcement Sweep

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…

July 08, 2013 1:29 pm

Hobart council OKs ordinance on unkempt lawns

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.

July 04, 2013 8:45 pm

Code enforcement sweep launches next week

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…

May 10, 2013 4:11 pm

Michigan City working to reduce number of vacant buildings

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.

April 07, 2013 6:15 pm

Hobart hoarder's home cleanup reviewed

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.

October 10, 2012 8:15 pm

Hobart board orders cleanup of 80-year-old farmer's property

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.

September 21, 2012 7:30 pm

$3 increase in trash fee proposed in Valpo

VALPARAISO | The city's garbage collection fee is expected to increase by $3 a month to keep up with escalating costs.

August 17, 2012 10:15 pm

Boosting code enforcement key to preserving neighborhoods

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.

May 10, 2012 2:10 pm

Code enforcement, vacant property management seminar planned May 10

HOBART | The Lake County Housing Taskforce is hosting a conference Thursday to discuss various building and property-related issues in communities.

May 04, 2012 12:00 pm

City to rethink vicious dog ordinance

PORTAGE | The City Council Ordinance Committee approved two recommendations last week regarding dogs in the city.

March 25, 2012 12:00 am

Sgt. Ken Gagliardi replaces George Luke as code enforcement officer

HOBART | Sgt. Ken Gagliardi has been named new code enforcement officer.

January 23, 2012 12:00 am

Cleanup of uninhabitable house nears end

HOBART| Cleanup of a house in the 200 block of Ohio Street ruled uninhabitable should be completed by Wednesday, officials said.

November 15, 2011 12:00 am

City continues crack down on 'dangerous' dogs

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.

July 14, 2011 7:00 pm

Lake Station cracking down on code violators in cleanup

LAKE STATION| City officials are asking residents' help in cleaning the city this spring.

May 24, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Deplorable EC apartment conditions should be call to action

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…

July 13, 2010 12:00 am Related
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