Final presentation for nuisance ordinance to be presented


Sidney’s Planning Commission will be offering its final presentation on adopting an ordinance for chronic nuisances tonight at the last city council meeting of the month.

As presented, the ordinance would create a “three strikes rule.” With the rule, any property that has three or more documented violations within a six-month period would be required to abate the nuisance or be charged with a simple misdemeanor and a fine up to $500. Once a property has been designated a chronic nuisance the property will be on a probation period for 18 months. Any new nuisance issues would be a new...

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