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Augusta officials continue to remove illegal signs

...the advertiser is a repeat offender, code enforcement has the authority to access fines."According to code enforcement manager Pam Costabile, the department has never taken an offender to court. She admits the issue remains a constant problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-01/augusta-officials-cont
West Augusta neighborhood unites for foreclosure rebound

...landscaped. It is expected to be for sale after mold is removed and a new roof installed.Pam Costabile, the code enforcement manager for the Augusta Planning and Development Department, said her team has worked with the neighborhood association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/west-augusta-neighborhood-uni
Pardon Our Mess: Advertising signs violate city code

...school, have cropped up across town. The school opened a center in Augusta in July. WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Code enforcement manager Pam Costabile said the signs violate the city's code. Violators that are local can be required to sign a notice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/pardon-our-mess-advertising-
Officials, owner weigh options on fire-damaged building

...building, at 1162 Broad St. and owned by the Julian W. Osbon Partnership, now faces three potential fates, Code Enforcement Manager Pam Costabile said.The first two options involve supporting the brick facades of the building with scaffolding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/officials-owner-weigh-options
Hundreds of abandoned properties await demolition funding

...stage of the lengthy legal process required to tear them down, according to a list provided by Augusta's code enforcement manager, Pam Costabile.Progress toward more demolitions has been made, though the number is up from a year ago when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-06/hundreds-abandoned-properties
Plants, fences obstructing views are threat to motorists

...ordinances to combat the problem."It's for the safety of the citizens," said Pam Costabile, the city's code enforcement manager. "They can cause a lot of problems."As with other laws, it's often disobeyed, Costabile said. The Code...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-31/plants-fences-obstructing-vi
Residents aim to take back Olde Town

...scale."I think it's a great tool. They've taken a very proactive approach," said Pam Costabile, the code enforcement manager for Augusta-Richmond County. "If you have to go to court over a property, you have to prove what's going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-01/residents-aim-take-back-olde-
Metro
Demolition of vacant properties halts when Augusta budget runs dry

...process often starts when properties are cited with repeated code violations, said Pam Costabile, the city's code enforcement manager. Often the owners are unresponsive or absent, and the property begins to deteriorate. Trespassers might break...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-06-15/demolition-vacant-proper
Crime, codes among obstacles to revival

...owner) thinks he's sitting on Grandpa's gold mine," Herring said.Pam Costabile, Richmond County's code enforcement manager, said in an e-mail that the department sends notices to the owners of record. If it is owned by several people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-07/crime-codes-among-obstacles-r
Metro | Urban Renewal
Former motel building razed after years of crime calls

...but it seemed like whatever we did, it was back to normal in a week or two."Pam Costabile, the city's code enforcement manager, said the property had "a little bit of everything" when it was closed down in 2009. Inspectors found inoperable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-01-03/former-motel-building-