Blight Officers                                                                       Building Inspector

Andy Cota                                                                                   Carlo Sarmiento                      

Jim R Watson                    


City of Derby Charter - §60-2 Defination of Blight:

A. It is dilapidated or becoming dilapidated as documented by the Building Official;
B. It is attracting illegal activity as documented by the Police Department;
C. It is a fire hazard as determined by the Fire Marshal or as documented by the Fire Department;

D.It is determined by the Building Official or by Health Department reports that the condition of the building, structure or parcel of land poses a serious or immediate danger to the safety, health or general welfare of the community.

E. It is not being maintained. The following factors may be considered in determining whether a structure or building is not being adequately maintained: missing or boarded windows or doors; collapsing or missing walls, roof or floors; seriously damaged or missing siding; a structurally faulty foundation; garbage, trash or abandoned/unregistered cars on the premises (unless the premises is a junkyard legally licensed by the State of Connecticut); overgrown grass or weeds of at least one foot in length; graffiti; and fire damage; or

F. It is a factor creating a substantial and unreasonable interference with the reasonable and lawful use and enjoyment of other space within the neighborhood as documented by neighborhood complaints, or cancellation of insurance on adjacent properties.






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