City warns North Seattle family of $5...

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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Stu

Philadelphia, PA

#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.
Always Thinking

Pleasant Hill, MO

#2 Aug 6, 2012
Stu wrote:
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.
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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