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Williamson County unsafe or abandoned properties to be reviewed

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WILLIAMSON CO. -- The Williamson County Board of Commissioners plans to take action on unsafe or abandoned properties in unincorporated areas.

It passed an ordinance today that would allow the county to assess properties that are deemed unsafe to live in or have been abandoned for some time.

The county will give the property owner a sufficient amount of time to make necessary repairs.

If repairs aren't made in a timely manner, the county will take the owner to court or have the building demolished.

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