Published On: Thu, Nov 16th, 2017

Valladolid moves to force owners to clean up abandoned properties

“With this strategy the current municipal administration seeks to strengthen actions to improve the environment,” said Daniela Alonzo Ruiz, Valladolid director of ecology…

VALLADOLID — As one more strategy to reinforce actions in health and the environment in the municipality, the City Council, through the Ecology department, will begin to verify the cleaning, sanitation and conservation conditions of each abandoned property in Valladolid.

The work, which will be carried out in coordination with the Department of Health and the Municipal Coordination of Civil Protection, will be exercised in accordance with the Regulations for Cleaning, Sanitation and Conservation, approved by the city council on July 2nd 2013.

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The aforementioned regulation, in its article 7, fraction I, mentions that it is the obligation of the owners or possessors of disused or ruinous properties to clean them and to conserve them in good conditions of hygiene, healthiness and security, having to be permanently free of weeds, garbage or any other contaminant to prevent them from becoming a nuisance or danger for the people.

The legislation in its fraction III also indicates that the owner must keep the sidewalks attached to his property clean and in a good state.

“This strategy is one more that we are going to implement to compensate damages to the environment and prevent diseases in order to improve the health of the people,” said the official.

The task will begin finding and verifying the properties in bad conditions, later the owner will be notified indicating what he must do according to the aforementioned regulation.

Source: www.laverdadnoticias.com




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