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City adopts construction ordinances
The City of Smithville's board of aldermen passed three new ordinances on second reading in a special-called meeting Monday night that will entail some changes in fees and fines for building construction. First reading of the bill was approved at the board's regular meeting on Dec. 1 According the ordinances, the city may require plan reviews and permitting, and periodic adjustment of fees charged. The permit fees will be based on building size in square footage.