City warns North Seattle family of $500-a-day fine over sandbox by driveway
There are 2 comments on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer story from Aug 4, 2012, titled City warns North Seattle family of $500-a-day fine over sandbox by driveway. In it, Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that:
When Paulo Nunes-Ueno moved with his family onto a residential street between Wallingford and Green Lake in June, he brought along an 8-by-4-foot wooden sandbox he'd built for his two young children at their previous home .
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#1 Aug 4, 2012
I remember a time when housing could be segregated by "singles only." This way, single people could pursue their swinging no-kids lifestyles with pool parties and unmolested flower beds. Thanks to the nanny state, all apartment complexes had to include two bedrooms units for "families." Now we have a lot of miserable people: families who can't let their kids have sandboxes, single people who are sick of their cars being vandalized, and the mentally ill who pose a risk to children. Bring back the singles only apartment complexes, and let families who don't mind screaming kids live with each other.
#2 Aug 6, 2012
Then came the Progressives and said property owners did not have the right to create places for people who live the same way by choice, not demand.
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