A junkyard in the county?
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Grand County has a land use code. Among other things, it prohibits the accumulation of excess junk, debris and vehicles. Though violations are obvious and prevalent throughout Spanish Valley (the gateway to San Juan County), Grand County does not enforce the code unless someone complains, and usually does nothing even if there is a complaint.

There is a property on the 2700 block of Roberts Road. The owner is the proprietor of a repair shop. The former business location shut down and dozens of vehicles were moved to the yard of the Roberts Road location. It is now a used/junk vehicle lot in a very small space. Go see for yourself. Complaints have been made.

The Grand County compliance official is Lynn Clay. Her number is 435-259-1795; you can call her Mondays and Fridays only. Reports are that if the owner simply builds a fence around the mess, it will be OK. No information is available about the nature of the fence required or a deadline for when it must be built.

That’s just the way it is.

—Steve Russell

Moab

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