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Nuisance Abatement

The Nuisance Abatement Section of the Department of Business and Neighborhood Services(BNS) oversees nuisance-related issues that impact the quality of life in the City of Indianapolis. The Nuisance Abatement Section assists with the preparation and review of legal cases, coordination/leading of multi-agency sweeps, city advocacy and preparation of administrative hearings, and provides support for the enforcement of the Indiana Unsafe Building Statute.

Nuisance Abatement works closely with multiple city-government agencies to identify civil nuisance issues within the City of Indianapolis in an effort to proactively enforce the local civil municipal code, address problem landlords, and assist in the effort of timely filing of cases to the Office of City Prosecutor.

Nuisance Abatement is involved in strategic planning goals that assist in the efforts to make city government process more efficient, provide support for city-wide projects and initiatives, and provide assistance to the citizens of Marion County.