Box 1, Folder 3, Document 67

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Tel. 522-4463 Area Code 404


R. EARL LANDERS, Acministrative Assistant
MRS. ANN M. MOSES, Executive Secretary
DAN E. SWEAT, JR., Director of Governmental Liaison

Gat SOF eC ae e cs
Mr. Charles L. Gowen, Chairman
King and Spalding
Trust Company of Georgia Building
Atlanta, Georgia


' Request is hereby made for an official opinion by the Board of Ethics

as to whether or not the following set of circumstances would constitute
a violation of any sections (and if so what sections) of the Code of Ethics
as adopted on March 15, 1965 and approved by the Mayor on March 17,

The City of Atlanta operates a Housing Division for
the purpose of enforcing provisions of the Housing
Code of the City of Atlanta; which Housing Code
specifies the condition in which houses must be
maintained in order for them to be fit for human

Inspectors are employed by the City for the purpose

of inspecting houses within the City limits to determine
whether or not they are in conformity with the Housing

Deficiencies in housing accomodations are listed and
furnished to the owners of the property with a request
that repairs be made promptly so as to bring the

housing involved into conformity with existing ordinances.


May 23, 1969

Board of Ethics
Mr. Charles L. Gowen, Chairman
Page Two

At the expiration of the time given for accomplish-
ment of the repairs, a second inspection is made.
If the property continues to be substandard, a
further notice and demand is given to the property

An Inspector or a member of his family, with his
knowledge, acquires an interest ina piece of
property inspected by such Inspector or any other
employee of the City of Atlanta.

Due to the urgency of the situation as related above and the necessity
for a prompt ruling by the Board of Ethics, it is requested that the

Board convene at the earliest practicable date.

Very truly yours,

Ivan Allen, Jr.

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