According to information provided to the BMA, Kingsport currently has 53 open dilapidation cases. The city is allowing 14 structures to be repaired, while 13 have had hearings with demolition orders issued.
“Code enforcement is an issue every city in America is constantly looking at, what are the best practices and where improvements need to be made. Kingsport no different.” - City Manager Chris McCartt
If a car or truck can’t move under its own power, has not moved under its own power in the last 15 days or has more than one broken window, then the vehicle is considered inoperable.