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City of Newton - Community Services (Parks & Rec)

Posted on: January 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 2018 Nuisance Code Efforts

2018 Nuisance Code Efforts

The number of nuisance complaint cases totaled 1,050 in 2018.

The Community Services Division was able to add seasonal nuisance inspectors and have a more proactive approach to nuisances in 2018. These changes saw the number of cases saw a 73% increase from 2017 (608 cases) and a 105% increase when compared to 2016 (512 cases).

Of the 1,050 cases in 2018, 13% of these ended with one of the City’s abatement contractors completing the needed work.

Nuisances needing to be abated by the City’s contractors are trending down from 31% in 2016 and 18% in 2017.

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