MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – 7 blighted properties are marked for demolition on Wednesday.
In efforts to improve local neighborhoods, Macon-Bibb Mayor Lester Miller declared 57 blighted properties were public nuisances. The county’s Department of Code Enforcement sent out notices to the owners of those properties, offering a chance to make improvements. 37 property owners did not respond. As a result, the county is preparing those structures for demolition.
Miller says 30 blighted houses are coming down in the next 30 days. The first 7 come down Wednesday, including structures located at:
- 308 Old Mast Cove
- 4233 Pinson Street
- 4236 Pinson Street
- 628 Carman Place
- 734 Carman Place
- 4036 Worsham Avenue
- 4210 Dorothy Avenue
Code Enforcement identified 70 additional blighted properties that could be torn down during a second round of demolitions.