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August 25, 2022

The Marshall Fire that burned through Boulder County, Colorado in December 2021 destroyed more than 1,000 residential and commercial buildings. The main cities affected by the fire, Louisville and Superior, have waived certain provisions of their respective building codes in order to ease cost concerns for homeowners trying to rebuild their lives. However, waiving the building codes, while well-intentioned, may do more harm than good.

Kelly Helton, JD


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