FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John is looking to adopt a bylaw that aims to assist in maintaining social order.
According to City Staff, the Nuisance Abatement and Cost Recovery Bylaw will allow the City to issue a ticket to an owner and/or occupier of a property that repeatedly has nuisance complaints filed against them.
Staff say this is an approach successfully employed by other municipalities.
The RCMP have confirmed that two or three properties within city limits require their frequent attention. Of particular concern are the locations that attract prolific drug and property offenders, with some of the offenders residing on these properties.
The bylaw is expected to be adopted at the next Council meeting on November 9.
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