The Transylvania Times -

By Al Mercer 

Guest Column: City Of Brevard Needs Civil Ordinances - Brevard, NC

 

June 8, 2017



City ordinances exist but they are inadequate for protecting Brevard’s citizens from simple daily disturbances like barking dogs or other annoyances. County and city jurisdictions overlap and even though their ordinances complement each other, there are gaps in the coverage for daily disturbances. Contrast that with the fact that felony laws give the police and the sheriff the powers to arrest and jail people before trial. The police and other city officials should be given the powers to levy fines to dampen or stop daily nuisances.

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