Vacant Structures Board

Charter Article 1759 – Charles Town Codified Ordinances

The purpose of the Vacant Structures Board (Board) is to ensure each structure in the city is properly monitored and maintained, does not pose a hazard to persons or property, is suitable for occupancy and use, and is safe for entry for police officers, fire fighters, and other emergency personnel in times of an emergency.  The Board may require the registration of vacant structures and inspect properties that pose a health or safety threat and may impose fees if necessary to compel corrective action.


Vacant Structures Board Members

Robert M. Trainor Mayor
James Kratovil Council Member
John Dick Building Code Official

The Vacant Structures Board meets every 4th Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at Charles Town City Hall.


Vacant Structures Board Documents