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Las Vegas homeowner says HOA issued violation due to lack of plants

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A homeowner shared his considerations with 8 News Now after receiving a landscaping violation by his homeowner’s affiliation for not having sufficient plants in his yard.

Ryan Gustafson mentioned he first bought his house in 2018 and was hit with the violation this summer time.

“It’s been the same as when I bought it really, and to suddenly be hit with this violation, I feel like they’re four years late,” he expressed.

Gustafson mentioned his HOA — FirstService Residential is requiring a plant for each 25 sq. ft of rock.

The tree in his yard doesn’t rely as a plant and potted plants aren’t allowed, he informed 8 News Now.

Gustafson additionally mentioned the HOA additionally didn’t specify what sorts of plants he wants, and the plants should even have a drip irrigation system.

“These are things I only learned by sending them email after email trying to get more information,” he added. It’s not clear wherever of their architectural guideline plan and it’s not clear within the violation paperwork they gave me.”

After lacking a number of conferences he mentioned he’s making an attempt to do the most effective he can to observe their tips and has reached out to his HOA FirstService Residential on what he wants to do.

“The fact that we have to increase the amount of water we’re pouring into our yard at a time when our lake is at the biggest low it’s ever been doesn’t make any sense to me,” Gustafson added. “What I’m finding is that they can’t seem to tell me what I need to do to fix the problem.”

An HOA meeting is scheduled in October and Gustafson mentioned he’s planning to attend so he can get clarification.

8 News Now reached out to FirstService Residential, however has not obtained a response.

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