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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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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!!

They should move to Quebec. Anything goes, even pink with spirally staircases outside. :laugh:
 
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Must need paint. :p: Historic area? Or just the local ordinance sorta stuff.

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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They should move to Quebec. Anything goes, even pink with spirally staircases outside. :laugh:

Pink huh? lol I think they are going with traditional blue and white for now anyway.. :)
 

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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!!

what township is this? stepford?!
 
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what township is this? stepford?!


For seven thousand a year it should be... No it's kind of a nice quiet town with mostly older cottages with old fashioned porches, white picket fences, flower gardens..etc.
 

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That was one criteria I had when I went house hunting three years ago. No neighborhood association! I didn't want anyone telling me what I could do with my house.

I wouldn't mind living in a condo if I didn't have two dogs. But I'd rather have the dogs, and there is nothing you can't pay someone to do that would be more than the condo fee.
 

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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!!

Does no one in the family know how to use a brush or a roller?It only costs the price of the paint that way.:rolleyes:
 

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