I never would have believed this could happen... till lately!

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    A family member received a notice in the mail from the township that they must repaint their home in three days or they will be fined $5,000 per day till it's painted. Further if it's not addressed they could also have their home taken away. They pay $7,000 per year in taxes.

    Money is tight for them as they just recently bought the house. Luckily the family is pitching in to have it painted for them and for a lawyer to get them an extension as it takes more than a few days to get a contractor to do the work.
    Welcome to Soviet America!!
     
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    wow...no doubt. :(

    i'm going to buy land, out in the boondocks, asap - away from neighborhood nazis
     
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    Wow. So much for individual property rights. :(
     
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    Must need paint. :p: Historic area? Or just the local ordinance sorta stuff.
     
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    I'd paint a big middle finger on my house if I got such a notice.
     
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    They should move to Quebec. Anything goes, even pink with spirally staircases outside. :laugh:
     
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    $7,000 per year in property tax!! Holy Hell!!
     
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    Just some local guy with a township job whose sole purpose is to find homes that arent' perfect.

    This isn't new, apparently this happens in many towns. Judges seem to have little patience for old people who are on fixed incomes.....
     
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    Pink huh? lol I think they are going with traditional blue and white for now anyway.. :)
     
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    is that high or low for you?
     

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