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Properties Eligible for Receivership (NPA)


A Receiver will assist the Shelby County Environmental Court when the owner or interested party is unable to abate a public nuisance or is otherwise non-compliant with the Court’s Order to Abate. The Receiver shall submit a development plan to abate the nuisance and file a report with the Court every sixty (60) calendar days. Upon completion of the detailed development plan, the Receiver shall file a final report with the Court indicating that the public nuisance has been abated and move the Court for the establishment of the full amount of the Receiver’s lien.

Properties Eligible for Receivership

NPA Statute Governing Receivership

Instructions for Receivers

After reading this information, if you would like to act as a Court-appointed Receiver, please print and complete the Receivership application, file with General Sessions Clerk, and submit a copy to the Court. 

 Receivership Application

 Qualified Buyer Application


Environmental Court Partnership Program


We are looking for nonprofits, businesses, community groups, churches, etc., to assist us with minor repairs, clean-ups, litter pick up, yard work, and other common code violations for those in our community who otherwise may not be able to afford the cost of those services.


Sign up to partner with the Environmental Court and unite in the fight against blight. 

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