Council considers demolition ordinance
COLUMBIA CITY — At last week’s Columbia City Common Council meeting, Councilman Bill Simpson shared his concern about the lack of regulations on building demolitions within the city limits.While there are a number of ordinances and regulations for constructing buildings, there may be a need for city ordinances regarding demolition.A permit must be obtained before a building can be torn down, but Simpson’s concern lies with the citizens, as there aren’t regulations for safety or timetables for when the demolition needs to be cleaned up.To read the rest of this story, see the Dec. 3 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.