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OKC Council Approves Plan To Get Rid Of Abandoned Buildings

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Oklahoma City Council unanimously approves a plan to get rid of abandoned buildings across the city.

The city says there are thousands of vacant homes in various neighborhoods all across the metro.

Homeowners of run down places abandoned places will have to pay $285 to join a registry. They have up to a year to join the registry and if they don't, they will face a fine.

The city thinks that only 30% of those owners will join the registry in the first year.

7/2/2013 Related Story: OKC Officials Hope To Better Enforce Fines On Abandoned Homes

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