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Huntington property owners issued 827 citations during crackdown on outdoor junk, weeds
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:59 AM EDT
Huntington compliance officers have issued more than 800 citations to property owners for violating an ordinance aimed at eliminating outdoor junk, trash, high grass and weeds.
WSAZ-TV reports that 76 percent of the 827 property owners cited since July 1 agreed to clean up their properties before having to pay a fine.
City officials plan to hire a third code enforcement officer to target Huntington's west side.
Information from: WSAZ-TV, http://www.wsaz.com