By JULIE E. GREENE
The Hagerstown Armory Youth Consortium, which wants to use the former National Guard armory, would need to raise $300,000 to make repairs to the building.
Hagerstown City Council members want to see the consortium's plan and schedule for bringing the old armory up to code before they decide whether to sublease the building to the nonprofit group, said City Administrator Bruce Zimmerman.
The city would lease the North Potomac Street building from the state.
A notice of the code violations will be sent to the state, said City Building Inspector Mike Heyser.
Required repairs include the addition of emergency exit lighting and fire exits and upgrading of the fire alarm system. The building also needs a new roof and handicap accessibility, officials said.