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Statewide building code welcomed, but some jurisdictions may opt out

The Mississippi Legislature’s enactment of a statewide building code received a lot of support from the insurance industry, as well as the construction community in the state. But the legislation includes an opt-out clause allowing counties and cities to decline to participate, and that is a possibility for rural areas of the state that have ...

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  1. PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT to build a single owner occupied structure on their land with out permit. People have a right to life!

    In third world countries they build shanties, in America we let them live out on the streets while we spend money on bathroom and park facilities in almost every city, there is not oner single homeless camp with a bathroom facilities state sponspored.

    America in some places is WORSE than a third world country, it looks bad, but atleast those people have a better chance of surviving. I love Jesus, but thousands of churches are empty at night while people are outside homeless.

    Rich Christian nation? You people are poor.

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