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Property Maintenance/Code Enforcement

The city follows the International Property Maintenance Code regarding property maintenance. Copies of the code to review are available at the city office and the Portage Lake District Library.

The following attachments should assist property owners:

Information from Rural Development regarding low-interest loans and grants available to eligible property owners. Interested persons can call Rural Development at 1-800-944-8119 to discuss the requirements.

Questions about code enforcement and the property maintenance code can be directed to:

Code Enforcement Officer Jeff Jepsen
616 Shelden Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931
e-mail:  .



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616 Shelden Avenue Houghton, MI 49931

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