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Demolition Expected

Neighbors: 

Please be advised that 2308 White Avenue is under a Code demolition action. The owner(s) were notified to be present for a Demolition Hearing on April 11, 2011 and failed to appear, as well as a Hearing on April 18, 2011.

Since none of the owner can be located, this property will be placed on the list to be demolished by the City. Unfortunately, the Government does not have the authority to step onto privately owned property and board, secure or remove any items from the structure as well as the yard area.

Codes has already issued notices to board/secure, repair as well as demolish the structure, and to clean the yard area. Since the owners have abandoned this property, the City will demolish and clear the lot of all demolition debris.

Since none of the owners can be located, this property is  be demolished by the City.  Codes has issued notices to the owner to board and secure, repair and ultimately to demolish the structure to no avail.  A date for the demolition has not been set.

Unfortunately, Metro does not have the authority to step onto privately owned property and board, secure or remove any items from the structure or the front yard.  So neighbors might need to be vigilant about watching the property for any problems in the meantime.   Any suspicious activity around the property should be promptly reported to Metro Police at 862-8600.