2021 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
Article 6 - Abandoned Mobile Home
§ 44-7-114. Hearing on Findings of Derelict Mobile Homes

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-7-114 (2021)
  1. Within the 90 day period described in Code Section 44-7-113, a responsible party, or after the expiration of such 90 day period, a landowner shall petition a magistrate court to hold a hearing to confirm or deny the decision of a local government agent that an abandoned mobile home is derelict. If a petition is filed pursuant to this Code section, a hearing on such issue shall be held within ten days of the filing of such petition.
  2. The court shall hear evidence of the condition of the abandoned mobile home, which may include introduction of a copy of the determination from the local government agent, and whether the notice provisions set forth have been met.
  3. If, after a full hearing, the court determines the abandoned mobile home to be derelict, the court shall issue an order finding such mobile home to be derelict and authorizing the landowner to dispose of such derelict mobile home. A landowner issued such order shall dispose of such derelict mobile home within 180 days of the date of such order. Within 30 days of disposal of a derelict mobile home, the landowner shall notify the Department of Revenue and local tag agent of such disposal and such department shall cancel the certificate of title for such derelict mobile home, if such certificate exists.

(Code 1981, §44-7-114, enacted by Ga. L. 2018, p. 666, § 1/HB 381.)

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