Thursday, July 3, 2008

Follow-up Blog to "Don't Let Your Lawn Die"

Here is the follow-up story from about the couple fined $746.00 by the City for letting their lawn die. Apparently the City of Sacramento has decided to not fine them for conserving water during a state-wide drought.

The city's director of code enforcement, Max Fernandez, told The Bee on Wednesday the front-yard rules allow more flexibility than the code language indicates. He said his department has begun preparing a flier to give to people who have chosen to let their lawns die so they will know their landscaping options to comply with city rules. That should be available next week. City Councilman Steve Cohn said the code enforcement officer in this case may have been "overzealous". -(

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