Determining property liabilities
Cheney establishes separate maintenance code chapter
Last updated 6/7/2018 at 8:21am
If approved by the City Council at an upcoming meeting, the city of Cheney will add a chapter to its municipal code that deals with property maintenance.
The city’s Planning Commission approved the repeal of text dealing with natural gas at its regular May meeting and the insertion into the same chapter — chapter 17 — text defining a “Property Maintenance Code.” Building official Shane Nilles explained that the old gas code stemmed from 1964, and had been rendered obsolete long ago by changes in the law.
“It really doesn’t serve any purpose,” Nilles told the commission. “C...