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March 26,2014

A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caused no injuries) could trigger local building code...

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March 19,2014

The move will affect 24 districts that have schools inside Oklahoma City limits.

This city lot breaks numerous major rules in the code. Photo: Google Street View
March 19,2014

The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the federal law for years.

March 13,2014

In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving the commercial building code (except for the...

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March 05,2014

Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidated or unfinished buildings. 

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March 05,2014

The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte. 

February 17,2014

State and city officials are pushing for increased bonding capacity to pay for the storm shelters.

February 07,2014

Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing buildings because of the projected cost and the...

February 07,2014

Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing buildings because of the projected cost and the...

February 05,2014

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "...