Even before the February 29th tornado, the City of Branson began working with the owners of unoccupied properties that could be considered a nuisance, or a danger to the public. Planning and Development Director Jim Lawson says in the past year, a couple of houses have been removed under city code provisions. However, he says as long as residential and commercial structures are “boarded and secure,” they do not present a risk to the public. Lawson says the city is continuing to work with property owners…
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Lawson says owners are also required to keep the weeds cut on their properties. He says while some might say a particular property just doesn’t look very good, the codes address only whether the property is dangerous, or a nuisance.
The City of Branson continues to work with the owners of unoccupied commercial or residential properties which could pose a danger or nuisance to the public if city code is not followed. Planning and Development Director Jim Lawson says in most cases, the owners have been easy to work with when it comes to maintaining such properties…
Jim Lawson 2012B739
Lawson says under city code provisions, a couple of residential structures have been removed during the past year. Property owners are also required to keep the weeds cut back to avoid creating a nuisance.