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Nuisance Abatement Board

The Nuisance Abatement Board is a seven-member quasi-judicial board. This board hears and decides cases involving properties in the City allegedly being used for: 

  • illegal drug activity
  • prostitution
  • criminal gang activity
  • dealing in stolen property
  • operation of pain management clinics that generate certain illegal activities 

After hearing evidence and argument, the Board may declare a property to be a public nuisance and then can impose fines and other requirements on the property owner with the goal of abating the nuisance. This Board plays an important role in reducing crime and improving the safety and welfare of St. Petersburg citizens and visitors by encouraging property owners to take responsibility to prevent their properties from becoming the site of ongoing nuisance activities.


Members (Regular 3 year term; Alternate 2 year term)
  • Sadie Camon – Term Expires: 12/31/19 – Partial Term
  • Peter Witte – Term Expires: 12/31/20 – 1st Term
  • Charlene Sanders – Term Expires: 12/31/19 – 2nd Term
  • Ariel Fernandez – Term Expires: 12/31/19 – 1st Term
  • Peter J. Ford – Term Expires: 12/31/18 – 1st Term
  • Andrew R. Pardun – Term Expires: 12/31/19 – Partial Term
  • Michael A.J. Bindman – Term Expires: 11/30/20 – 2nd Term

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City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731

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