CDC ponders time limit on building permits
Hoping to draw from other Minnesota cities, the Detroit Lakes Community Development Committee is going over ordinances to see if the city wants to adopt one pertaining to time limits on building permits.
Although no surrounding cities have ordinances for unfinished houses, city staff found some examples in Mound, Lake City, Hector, Barnesville and Albertville. Most cities don't have an ordinance because it could be like opening Pandora's box.
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