St. Paul Park Proposes Vacant House Fee
From tall grass to junk piling up in backyards. Saint Paul Park wants to keep a closer eye on empty and run down properties in neighborhoods.
The city is considering a vacant house ordinance. It would require owners of empty homes to pay a yearly fee and register with the city.
Saint Paul Park wants to make it easier to track down owners who aren't keeping up their property.
Both Minneapolis and St. Paul charge a fee to register vacant properties with the city.