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Abandonment Denied

Yes, the Glynn County Commission denied a property owner’s request to “abandon” a portion of a platted street (Ocean) on Saint Simons Island, so his several incursions (by the house and a wooden deck) into the public right of way would be legitimized, giving him title to about 5000 square feet of high land for free. The County Commission did not, however, take the next step of instructing county staff to enforce our codes and protect public property rights by ordering the obstruction on that and adjoining properties to be removed.
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