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Hurricane related building codes going unchecked

Steve Myers, Bill Finch and Brendan Kirby of the Mobile Register surveyed local governments to find that "numerous jurisdictions in Mobile and Baldwin counties have not been enforcing significant portions of their building codes, those designed to protect residential homes from hurricane damage." Only two communities enforce the highest level of wind-resistance protection, and they adopted those standards last year.

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