MOUNT VERNON — Ohio’s new law banning the use of plywood to secure vacant and abandoned property is likely to have little or no effect locally.

City Law Director Rob Broeren said there has been some talk among members of the Municipal Attorneys Association since Substitute House Bill 463 came up for the governor’s consideration. Gov. John Kasich signed the bill Thursday.

Broeren said the bill applies only to properties that have gone through the state’s new expedited foreclosure procedure and he hasn’t heard of any of those locally yet.

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