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POWERS OF MUNICIPALITY - Regulation of property and activities - Safety - Unsafe or hazardous property

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 9:25 AM  

Appeal by the City of St. Thomas and its Chief Building Official, Peck, from an order declaring null, void and inoperable an order to remedy an unsafe building owned by Sutherland Lofts. Sutherland cross-appealed to obtain an interim injunction to prevent the City from demolishing the subject building, and a declaratory order that the building was not unsafe. Sutherland purchased the 100-year-old building in 2003 with the intention of renovating it into a combination of commercial and residential apartments. However, the plan never progressed and the...