Nenshi says new building maintenance bylaw is proactive way to keep citizens safe (AB)

There are new rules for Calgary buildings that are five or more storeys tall and 10 or more years old.  On Monday, city councillors voted in favour of a new bylaw that requires owners to regularly maintain the exteriors of such buildings.  Known as the Building Maintenance Bylaw, the rules will slap scofflaws who fail to keep building exteriors free from hazardous conditions with penalties ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.  The bylaw requires regular visual assessments of the exteriors of the 584 buildings in Calgary that are five or more storeys tall and 10 or more years old.    Read the article………….


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