Dilapidated Castlegar property dozed

House on Columbia Ave. demolished this week after long battle with owner.

This week work crews demolished the house located at 1067 Columbia Ave. that has been an eyesore for years. A string of bylaw and safety infractions and the owner’s failure to comply provoked the City of Castlegar to take legal action requiring the property be repaired or demolished. When the owner failed to do it on his own, the City was forced to take action and hire a contractor to demolish the property. Costs will be recouped from the owner.

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City to take action on dilapidated property

City of Castlegar to doze Columbia Ave. property

Contract awarded for demolition

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