Norristown Code Official: Conditions ‘Satisfactory’ at Sandy Street Complex

May 13, 2010 – In The News
The Times Herald, CBS 3 News, Philadelphia and The Philadelphia Inquirer

Brett Berman was quoted frequently in The Times Herald regarding this matter, he was interviewed on CBS 3 News in Philadelphia and quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Following the recently issued vacate notices residents of 770 Sandy St. received last week, 18 certificates of "use or occupancy" have surfaced, all signed by Charles Picard, a Norristown code enforcement officer.

Brett Berman, representing Ryan Schofield and several other condominium owners, said Wednesday he had seven Norristown “certificates of use or occupancy,” with dates ranging from April 2007 to August 2007, that were signed by Charles Picard as the code official.

“We’re just investigating our options and waiting to see what the municipal investigation uncovers,” said Berman. “It is too early to tell one way or the other. It is an unfortunate situation for these individuals.”