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Iowa: DNR Derelict Building Grant Program Awards Grants to 19 Rural ... - FireEngineering.com

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 09:11

Iowa: DNR Derelict Building Grant Program Awards Grants to 19 Rural ...
FireEngineering.com
One project will complete an asbestos inspection at a abandoned commercial building and the other project will abate asbestos and deconstruct the old fire station. A new building to house the fire department will be built to replace the deconstructed ...

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The Home Inspection Network™ Announces National Expansion - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:02

The Home Inspection Network™ Announces National Expansion
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
HouseMaster is the oldest and most respected name in home and building inspections throughout North America. The HouseMaster home and building inspection franchise system was founded in 1979 and currently encompasses over 370 local offices in ...

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Maryland: Streamlined Fire Inspection Process Results in Better Service to ... - FireEngineering.com

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 02:52

Maryland: Streamlined Fire Inspection Process Results in Better Service to ...
FireEngineering.com
Efforts to improve the fire inspection program began with the creation of a Fire Safety Working Group that included County staff and business representatives. The group implemented a fire protection agreement, clarified various existing building code ...
Streamlined fire inspections save Montgomery businesses $1 millionGazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

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NYC Buildings Department offering free, no-penalty retaining wall inspections ... - SILive.com

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 15:32

SILive.com

NYC Buildings Department offering free, no-penalty retaining wall inspections ...
SILive.com
"Maintaining a retaining wall can mean the difference between a summer of fun or a summer of stress for a property owner," Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri said. "That's why we're reminding property owners to have their retaining wall inspected ...

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Building control statutory site inspection notices are axed - Link2Portal

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 08:24

Link2Portal

Building control statutory site inspection notices are axed
Link2Portal
DCLG has removed statutory notifications for site inspections from the Building Regulations. The change, which came into effect on 6 April, now enables local authorities' building control teams to specify site inspections at any time and not just at ...

Raises for Building Dept. - Clarkston News - Clarkston News

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 05:12

Raises for Building Dept. - Clarkston News
Clarkston News
April 17, 2013 - Two Independence Township building inspectors received a 27 percent increase in pay after the Board of Trustees cast a 5-2 vote on April 2. Clerk Barb Pallotta and Trustee David Lohmeier opposed the motion. In 2012, inspectors Merle ...

Port Chester landlord facing fines for overcrowding, dozens of other violations - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 04:34

Port Chester landlord facing fines for overcrowding, dozens of other violations
The Journal News | LoHud.com
About 75 people were displaced Friday from 221 William St. — officially a six-family building but actually home to more. Inspectors at the fire scene said the three-story structure had two illegal units in the basement and six rooms within apartments ...

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Port Chester: Multiple Fire, Building Code Violations Found at Site of William ... - Patch.com

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:10

Port Chester: Multiple Fire, Building Code Violations Found at Site of William ...
Patch.com
The building, according to Steers, is no stranger to Port Chester village officials. He said the building has been previously been cited for a variety of problems: - April 11, 2011: A notice of violation was issued for failure to obtain a fire ...

Property maintenance inspections to begin in May - Republican Journal - Myrjonline

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 22:01

Property maintenance inspections to begin in May - Republican Journal
Myrjonline
At the meeting of the Common Council of the city of Darlington that took place on April 2, the council approved a contract with Wisconsin Municipal Building Inspection Agency for property maintenance inspection services. Wisconsin Municipal Building ...

Locust Council to suspend all activity except senior lunch at community building - The Weekly Post

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 03:34

Locust Council to suspend all activity except senior lunch at community building
The Weekly Post
The council will ask the Stanly County Building Inspection Department to inspect the building for further information on the safety and liability of allowing continued use in the current conditions. Osborne told the council there may be “real problems ...

Charlemont condemnation hearing continued - The Recorder

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 03:25

Charlemont condemnation hearing continued
The Recorder
CHARLEMONT — The Board of Health has decided to hold off on any decision to condemn the apartment complex at 122 Main St. until it can thoroughly inspect the building. It has continued its hearing on the matter until April 24. Building manager James ...

Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore - Baltimore Sun

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 22:26

Baltimore Sun

Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun
One factor that could have contributed is an insufficient number of redundancies built into the structural support of the building's exterior, said Jeff Erdly, a facade restoration contractor and co-chair of the facade inspection task group at ASTM ...

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10 building permits issued in March - Baxter Bulletin

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 09:37

10 building permits issued in March
Baxter Bulletin
Building permits for 10 projects — signs to garages to residential and commercial additions — had estimated total construction costs of more than $90,000 in March, records of the city Building Inspection office show. Estimated construction costs for ...

Collier building boom leads to county to make 17 permitting, inspection jobs ... - Marconews

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 12:06

Collier building boom leads to county to make 17 permitting, inspection jobs ...
Marconews
In addition to the permanent employees, Casalanguida said, the county will keep 10 percent of its permitting and inspection jobs as job bank positions. The plan had support from the Collier Building Industry Association, whose executive officer ...

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Collier building boom leads to county to make 17 permitting, inspection jobs ... - Naples Daily News

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 22:41

Collier building boom leads to county to make 17 permitting, inspection jobs ...
Naples Daily News
In addition to the permanent employees, Casalanguida said, the county will keep 10 percent of its permitting and inspection jobs as job bank positions. The plan had support from the Collier Building Industry Association, whose president, Kathleen ...

City removes Waldo's barriers after building passes inspection - Exponent-telegram

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 03:08

City removes Waldo's barriers after building passes inspection
Exponent-telegram
CLARKSBURG — The sidewalk and the lane of West Pike Street closest to the old Waldo Hotel were reopened Monday by the city of Clarksburg, about half a year after the area was closed due to safety concerns. The move came after the Waldo Hotel ...

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Tensions rise, accusations fly over blighted Ypsilanti Township apartment building - AnnArbor.com

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 10:01

Tensions rise, accusations fly over blighted Ypsilanti Township apartment building
AnnArbor.com
Building Inspector Ron Fulton says the renovations he is ordering at the Woodcreek Apartments meet applicable state and local fire codes. At the heart of the dispute is which set of building codes must be met when a building is renovated after a fire ...

County to hire new building inspector - Ontario Argus Observer

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 02:26

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County to hire new building inspector
Ontario Argus Observer
VALE — Malheur County is moving ahead to negotiate a contract with Christopher Ruddell to provide building inspection and building inspection program services to the county starting in July after Ron LaBrousse, Inspections Inc., retires at the ...
Inspector Hahn: Local pol now SJ's property czarHerald Palladium (subscription)

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Clare okays inspection of unsafe buildings - Clare County Review

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 12:47

Clare County Review

Clare okays inspection of unsafe buildings
Clare County Review
Following an extensive discussion, the Commission approved a contract amendment with the contract with Building Inspector Dave Williams to add “conducting structural integrity and rehabilitation evaluations of buildings in the City that are considered ...

1 in 4 London building sites fail HSE inspections - Aviva Risk Management Solutions

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 11:25

Aviva Risk Management Solutions

1 in 4 London building sites fail HSE inspections
Aviva Risk Management Solutions
One in four building sites in London failed a routine safety inspection during a month-long initiative held by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The regulatory body said that 93 of the 401 developments it visited failed to meet the minimum ...
Construction Sites not Meeting Health and Safety Legal Standards, Finds HSETopNews New Zealand
One In Four London Construction Sites Fail H&S ChecksBuild.co.uk

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