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|Subject: Re: Wildflowers Destroyed||Date: 5/6/2005 4:32 PM|
|Author: mishedlo||Number: 17604 of 31121|
Well you saw it and I didn't. I would only point out that he may NOT have had as much choice in positioning as you think. Many plats predetermine where the house/structure will be built. They are in my "subdivision"; each empty lot already had the house location predetermined at the time the plat was approved. But I suppose he could have gone to the local government and probably gotten the plat changed if a)he wanted to or b)he thought of it.
On a 1 acre lot you have lots of leeway.
All you have to do is honor the setbacks.
I went thru it and had to get an ordinance change to position our house where I wanted. He had a much wider lot that I have although we both have an acre. I saved about 7 trees with that change. repositioning his house could easily have saved 3-4 of the trees he lost without getting an ordinance change.
The thing I am mad at myself about is not taking more flowers before this started.
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