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Manatee tree house couple to fix violations or demolish house

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

Holmes Beach city officials decided the controversial beach tree house violated many building codes, and Richard Hazen and his wife Lynn Tran who own it needed to get the violations removed.

Related story: 07/30/2013 Holmes Beach city hearing on controversial tree house

After the conclusion of the Holmes Beach Code Enforcement Board meeting that lasted all day, the board found the tree house violated over 30 building codes.

According to the City Clerk, Hazen and Tran have until August 28 to contact the building department and either begin the process of removing the violations or file a demolition permit.

If they do not make a decision, then they will be fined $250 a day. In addition, the city has fined the couple $4,271.40.

 

 

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