MOUNT VERNON — Demolition will begin April 13 on another dozen projects under the Moving Ohio Forward Demolition grant program.
The first demolition projects under the program were the two houses razed last year in Mount Vernon at the corner of High and Sandusky Streets.
The new projects are the first dozen from around the county that have completed the qualification process, County Community Development Consultant Amy Schocken explained. Once an abandoned residential property has been submitted for demolition, it has to be inspected for asbestos, a title search conducted and any lien holders consulted.
Some types of liens can disqualify a property, Schocken said.
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