Box 1, Folder 3, Document 23

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Box 1, Folder 3, Document 23

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HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT POLICY
N.D.P. Areas
March, 1969

N.D.P. - Planning Areas



‘No concentrated code enforcement will be undertaken, The Building
Department will act upon complaints and undertake investigation based
on any information that indicates a need for an early inspection.

-New Housing Code cases will be undertaken in accordance with Depart-
ment personnel capability. Full code compliance will be effected with
the exception that generally no installation of additional equipment
or facilities will be required.

N.D.P. - Rehabilitation Areas

/ the Atlanta Housing Authority is responsible for property improvement
efforts in current. N.D.P. Action areas. When the N.D.P Area is acti-
vated, current cases which are being enforced by the Building Depart-
ment will be referred to the Atlanta Housing Authority with copies of
case histories. Consideration of the use of possible three percent
loans or Federal Grants will then be made by the Authority in an effort
to comply the property. When the Atlanta Housing Authority is unable
to obtain satisfactory rehabilitation of properties, documented case
histories will be referred to the City Building Deparment for contin-
uation and further enforcement’ procedures,

In rehabilitation areas other than those of the current action year,
the City Building Department will act in response to complaints, or
undertake investigation based on any information that indicates a need
for early inspection. New Housing Code cases will be undertaken in
accordance with Department personnel capability and on a fuil code com-
pliance basis.

N.D.P. - Demolition Areas

The Atlanta Housing Authority.is responsible for demolition activities
in NDP current year clearance action areas, When emergency situations
occur necessitating prompt action on particular structures in the clear-
ance areas, the City Building Department will become involved by refer-
ral from the Atlanta Housing Authority.

In demolition areas proposed for second year action areas, the Building
Department will become involved only on a complaint basis, Full code
compliance will be effected with the exception that generally no in-
». gtallation of additional equipment or facilities will be required. A
- possible exception will arise if it is determined that the failure to
install additional equipment may result in immediate jeopardy to the
health, safety or general welfare of inhabitants in a structure. In
. demolition areas proposed for the third, fourth and fifth action years,
= the City Building Department, etc. will participate in response to

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