Code enforcement crackdown on Utah family
A father in Ogden, Utah who lovingly built a fort made out of cardboard for his kids and their friends almost immediately received a letter from Ogden City’s code enforcement office ordering the family to demolish the creation or face being fined.
36-year-old Jeremy Trentelman used boxes from his job as a floral designer to build an impressive fort with trapdoors, turrets and secret tunnels, enlisting the help of his wife as well as two-year-old daughter Story and three-year-old son Max.
The fort featured a sign that read, “everyone can come in,” prompting other neighborhood kids to join in with the fun.
But the mood turned sour when Trentelman received a letter just one day later from the government demanding he take down the structure, described as “waste materials or junk,” or be hit with a $125 fine.
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