After dealing with an increase in dilapidated properties around the county, supervisors are stepping up their efforts make sure that both local and bank-owned properties are being maintained.
Recently, Supervisor Mike Maggard directed his staff to work with the county's legal branch to lay out a plan that would hold property owners more accountable.
Background information released in advance of the meeting shows the group gleaned information from existing policies from San Diego to Charlotte County in Florida.
The plan also looks at ways that homes that are likely to be empty for an extended period of time would be placed on a list. It's something that would be easily available to identify people who shouldn't be in a property.
The form would be easily available to identify people that shouldn't be in a property.