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Albemarle To Crack Down On Junk Car Owners

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Albemarle To Crack Down On Junk Car Owners

Albemarle County is giving the owners of junk cars a warning. The board of supervisors has agreed to limit the number of inoperable vehicles in residential areas. Jim Donahue says they annoy him and his neighbors in Canterbury Hills. As of New Year’s Day, homeowners in residential neighborhoods will get hit with a zoning violation IF inspectors find more than one junk car. The county will not allow tarps on vehicles in those areas. The new policy won’t take effect until the start of 2014, so the county staff can give vehicle owners a warning.