17 Vacant Buildings In Lake Elsinore Deemed Unsafe And Dilapidated

Currently, for this year the City of Lake Elsinore has identified 17 unsafe and dilapidated vacant structures that need to be addressed.

As Wildomar officials begin cracking down on abandoned buildings within the city, Lake Elsinore officials are reminding their residents that they have money set aside for the same purpose.

For the fiscal year 2012-2013 budget, the City of Lake Elsinore has allocated $105,000 to continue with the Structure Abatement Program, a news release from Lake Elsinore managment analyst Justin Carlson read last week.

"The program which is overseen by the Building & Safety Division identifies unsafe and dilapidated vacant residential and commercial buildings that either need to be remodeled or demolished," the release stated.

"Once a vacant site has been identified and inspected by the Building & Safety Division, the property owners are contacted. The property owners are then provided the opportunity to remodel the structure or remove it themselves. If the owner determines that remodeling or removing the structure is not possible, then the City can assist and remove the vacant unsafe building. The City will get reimbursed at a later date for the demolition when the property is sold or developed," the release continued.

Currently, for this year the City has identified 17 unsafe and dilapidated vacant structures that need to be addressed. Out of the 17, five have been demolished and three have been remodeled and/or rehabbed to meet City code requirements, according to the release.

For more information on the City’s Structure Abatement Program, contact Warren Morelion (Acting Community Development Director) at wmorelion@lake-elsinore.org, (951) 674-3124 ext. 270, or Bill Belvin (Building & Safety Official) at bbelvin@lake-elsinore.org, (951) 674-3124 ext. 286.


David Pereira October 16, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Are you out of your mind? This is one thing the local govt needs to do. This is something that will better everyone. The only people against this are you and people who own or live in these crack-house slums. Have you ever driven down Lakeshore? Abandoned buildings and crack-houses litter the lake side of the street, and this is one of the paths that tourists take to get to the lake. I say tear all those crap holes down. If the slumlords that own that property had any pride they wouldn't let their property become what it has become. If you want to be a big shot and own some property, you have the responsibility to maintain the property to healthy levels. If you can not, then you do not deserve to own property. LER, since you're against this I bet you either own a dilapidated property or you're just a filthy pig yourself that lives in squalor. I know you'll deny it and say you just don't like local govt stepping in, but in this case your true colors are showing. You're a filthy pig and believe we should all live amongst filth. Well madam, I prefer cleanliness.
David Pereira October 16, 2012 at 03:12 PM
Or now that we have a real City Manager things are finally taking months and not years. There are now more street lights, traffic lights, graffiti is all but gone, more patrol on the streets, the city looks cleaner and the residents have a sense that the city is improving. Ask around, people will tell you. Think about this for a second, the only people who approved of the job Brady was doing were the people who knew him. I'll bet the rest of the 50,000 residents in the city that do not know him wouldn't be so quick to approve of him. I didn't know him but thought he did a horrendous job at managing Lake Elsinore, and his pay was higher than the NASA astronaut that went up in space. Go figure. He might have been a nice guy but nice guys do not make good leaders, they make good followers. A good leader doesn't have a revolving door like Brady claimed to have. A good leader has to make decisions that are sure to anger many people, so therefore can not and should not have an open door policy. You're friend Brady is probably the life of the party and one hell of a guy, but a leader he is not. I spent too many years in the Marine Corps leading Marines to allow you to falsely claim Brady as a proficient leader...he wasn't.
jill smith October 16, 2012 at 03:42 PM
Ha,Ha Ha Thankyou David lol! Ha,Ha Ha. LER is against everything, ha hha ha.
jill smith October 16, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Great comment David I agree, and the people of Elsinore will too, their not as dumb as LER thinks. 8 years pissed away with Brady! Thanks Bob Maghee, small town thinker.
Roy Jimenez April 24, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Tarzan's House & Navel Academy How to Help: Goto: Rockethub.com, search: tarzan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Effort Started to Stop Demolition of Legendary Tarzan’s Home says Save Tarzan’s House founder Elsinore, California, USA – April 21, 2014 – Renewed effort to preserve local legends is the new effort to Save Tarzan’s House in Elsinore, California. “This legendary Tarzan hang is worth preserving in any way possible” says Roy Jimenez, founder of the “Save Tarzan’s House” Support Fund via Rockethub.com. 62-year-old Roy Jimenez has been spending his attention in saving the Legendary Tarzan’s house atop a hill, about to be developed into 1,035 homes. Everybody want to save legends and historic buildings, but latest word is that developers want to tear down Tarzan’s house to make way for a home development. "There comes a time when legends and Americana crosses path with developers”, says Mr. Jimenez, "but when it comes to saving older historical or places of legend, it easier to tear them down or let the place catch on fire”,”than to preserve legends of which history is made of and about”. ” I have started a Direct Public Support Fund via Crowdfunding portal “Rockethub.com”. In recent years, historical and legendary places of Pop Culture have disappeared by fire or demolition; due to lack of funds. Such is the case for Tarzan’s house for over 20 years: no funds to preserve this old house of a legend. Recent efforts in late April, 2014, include an offer to purchase the old Tarzan’s house by Roy Jimenez. As of this date no written response from the developer Spyglass Ranch,LLC. Jimenez, decided to lend a helping hand by spearheading to preserve the Tarzan’s house legend. Recent regulatory guidelines on Direct Public Offering/Crowdfunding, would allow for direct public support (donations) of a great cause or social project. There are rules, full disclosure up front, no exchange of ownership, gifts of appreciation are commonly given upon the close of the funding period. Roy further reveals, there are three options to Save Tarzan’s house: 1. Purchase and preserve Tarzan’s house where it now sits on three acres. 2) Relocates the house to another historical or willing site to rebuild Tarzan’s house or 3) the developer will demolish Tarzan’s house and plant a green zone over it. I prefer to “save Tarzan’s house”, says Roy Jimenez, “this international social experiment is what legends are made of” “the legend of Tarzan’s house is worth preserving: at all cost” The funds can be raised via the Rockethub.com portal; with the peoples support: together we can “save Tarzan’s house” and preserve for future generations. I will join in the Public comments session at the City of Elsinore, City Council meeting at: Time: 7PM Date: April 22, 2014 Where: City of Elsinore Address: EVMWD (Boardroom), 31315 Chaney Street, Elsinore, CA 92530, (951) 674-3146 I formally will present the Save Tarzan’s House Fund Project to the City Council and ask for support to bring the parties together, seek a solution and to save Tarzan’s house under previous concerns laid out by the City of Elsinore City Council. I am prepared to conduct ongoing Crowdfunding efforts via Rockethub to save Tarzan’s house. Contact: Roy Jimenez savetarzanshouse@gmail.com Go to search: Rockethub Search: tarzan 9107 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 450, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210


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