Several units at the Stor-n-Lock self-storage facility in Littleton, Colo., collapsed during an April snowstorm, and owner Alan Jones is frustrated by delays in getting demolition crews inside the building. He cited paperwork holdups and bureaucracy as the cause.
Meanwhile, rain has also poured into the crushed building, making it difficult to assess the damage to tenant belongings. Effected renters have not been allowed to sift through the remains of their goods for fear the building could collapse further.
Jones expects his permits from Jefferson County for the demolition and recovery work to be approved this week. The permits were applied for three weeks ago, after Jones’ insurance company finally communicated with the builders about the damage inspection.
Source: 9 News Denver, Red tape delays storm damage inspection for months