377 Winnipeg - Actions taken on August 1, 2018

(Penticton, BC – August 2, 2018) – The following information is being shared regarding actions taken on August 1 at 377 Winnipeg Street, a known problem property in Penticton.

  • Property owner served an order of possession of the property recently as tenants would not vacate.
  • Bylaw, RCMP and PFD attended the property Aug 1, 2018 for inspection of the overall premises.
  • The property continues to have Good Neighbor Bylaw issues and Fire and Life Safety Bylaw issues.
  • One tenant remained inside the property but indicated they will be vacating soon.
  • The enforcement partners have another inspection planned soon and will follow up.
  • The City plans to board up the property once the tenant has vacated and arrange for a clean-up.
  • Regular private security patrols have been arranged to mitigate issues around the property.

Contact:

Tina Siebert

Bylaw Supervisor

City of Penticton

250-490-2465

 

Philip Cooper

Communications Manager

City of Penticton

250-490-2583