Man paints American flag on home during code enforcement dispute

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Courtesy WPMT-TV FOX 43

BRADENTON, Fla. — A man in Florida who grew tired of code enforcement officers ticketing him for cosmetic infractions related to his house decided to paint his house red, white, and blue; a symbol of freedom with the American flag.

In front of the house is a sign, thanking neighbors for their support.

Brent Greer says it all started when he got a knock at the door from a code enforcement officer telling him to remove an old Christmas tree from the front balcony of his home.  From there, he says he got a list of cosmetic items that had to done to his home in order to avoid a $250 fine per day until the issues were fixed.

The Greer family includes nine children; seven of which are adopted. They face a hearing with the code enforcement board on June 17.

Click here for the story from FOX 43 and to find out what image Greer plans to paint on the second floor.

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Read more: http://fox43.com/2014/06/05/man-paints-american-flag-on-home-during-code-enforcement-dispute/#ixzz33m4aNFqU

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