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Swimming Pool Legislation

Swimming Pool Legislation

The summer season is always a good time to brush up on pool safety and the rules and regulations everyone must follow. As enjoyable as backyard swimming can be, not following local safety ordinances such as adequate, secure fencing, proper flotation devices and supervision can result in unnecessary injury or even death for swimmers of all ages.

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Blighted Property Legislation

Blighted Property Legislation

Blighted properties are an ongoing challenge for most communities in the United States. And with the current affordable housing crisis, the topic is a rising concern for local governments. Many are examining their municipal codes to ensure ordinances are enforceable and able to address the current conditions.

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On-set Film Production

Filmmaking Legislation

Today it’s not unusual to see movie and TV production crews descend upon big cities and small towns to scope out unique backdrops for new projects. Many municipalities are creating ordinances aimed at finding a balance between allowing filmmakers free access to their communities and protecting residents’ rights, property, and quality of life.

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Open Burning Legislation

Open Burning Legislation

With the uptick in wildfires across the nation and in neighboring countries, there’s a more keen awareness of environmental and health risks associated with fires, even on a smaller scale. It’s becoming more vital to have open burning ordinances that are clear, understandable, and aligned with state statutes.

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