Why do I have to board up a house I own?

The City of West Monroe requires all structures to be secured, which includes locking windows, doors, and other means of egress. If locking the doors or windows can not be done, you will be required to board up the structure in accordance with city ordinances.

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1. Why did I get a sticker on my car?
2. Why did I get a certified letter and not a phone call about code violations?
3. Can I get more time to correct a code violation?
4. Why has nothing been done since I reported a code violation?
5. Are there restrictions on garage sales?
6. What are the restrictions on temporary signs?
7. When are permits required?
8. Why do I have to board up a house I own?
9. Why do I have to mow an empty lot?
10. Who complained about my property?
11. What do I do if there is an emergency?
12. Why can’t I have a couch on my porch?
13. Why can’t I work on my vehicle in my yard?
14. Why can’t I place tires in my yard?
15. Can I put my vehicle for sale in a parking lot?
16. Are there any items that the city trash service will not pick up?
17. How do I report a code violation?