September 22, 2010

An entertaining example of enforcing administrative law

An entertaining example of enforcing administrative law
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"Drop that Head of Cabbage, Mister, and Step Back from Your Cultivator with Your Hands in the Air September 20, 2010", posted on the International Municipal Lawyers Association - Local Government Blog by Dwight Merriam (Robinson & Cole, LLP, Hartford, CT):

DeKalb County, Georgia, can teach us all something about zoning enforcement.

The zoning enforcement authorities cited Steve Miller for growing too many vegetables on his 2-acre lot in a residential zone. Actually, it’s not that he was growing the vegetables; it was that he was selling them at an off-site farmers’ market, you see, because that makes it a commercial activity.

Isn’t there some federal law about transporting zucchini over county lines for the purpose of illegal sale? ...

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