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But in a ruling issued Wednesday, the state Supreme Judicial Court said the mere fact that four unrelated adults live in an apartment or home does not make rental properties lodging houses.
Stephen Dixon writes: This rather solitary colour photo, top, of lodging house and beach chalet in Redcar was taken in September 1858.
Five other family members were injured after their makeshift lodging houses were crushed by the collapse of an empty house which had been in disrepair in Qilin District of Yunnan's Qujing City, Xinhua quoted a written statement from the publicity department of Qujing City as saying.
Most of them spent the time in squalid, overcrowded lodging houses.
The second outbreak of cholera in Gateshead appeared on January 8, 1849 after a tramp arrived at a Pipewellgate lodging house from an affected area of Edinburgh.
Building Commissioner Robert Lanciani said a lodging house designation means the home must comply with state building codes, including a sprinkler system and fire alarms and a certain number of egresses depending on the layout of the home.
Lodging houses need sprinkler systems, which the premises in question did not have.
The board approved the proposal by a 4-1 vote, despite opposition from neighborhood residents who feel that part of the city has reached a tipping point when it comes to lodging houses.
Developers of lodging houses are required to go through the Planning Board, apply for special variances through the Zoning Board of Appeals and go before the License Commission, said Mr.
Gagnon acknowledged that lodging houses present a management challenge, but also said some of that is a perception issue.
The board had upheld cease-and-desist orders issued by city inspectors who claimed the properties were illegally being used as lodging houses.
WORCESTER - The Zoning Board of Appeals, which just last month upheld cease-and-desist orders for three properties that city inspectors claimed were illegally operating as lodging houses, appears to be taking more of a wait-and-see approach with three similar properties.