Administrative Abatement Fee

Administrative Abatement Fee


Effective July 1, 2014, an Administrative Abatement Fee will be applied to all court ordered abatements and to subsequent public nuisance abatements during a calendar year conducted on the direction of the Code Compliance Office. The $100 fee is designed to have a deterring effect on property owner recidivism and convince the owner to maintain their property in accordance with the Bowie City Code. The fee will be an addition to the contractor's costs and other costs and fees associated with the abatement. The fee shall constitute a lien collectable in the same manner as real property taxes.

For more information on the Administrative Abatement Fee, please contact the Code Compliance Office at 301-809-3008 or dmichelle@cityofbowie.org