Lakewood ranch man paints American flag on house to protest city quotation


Greer and his wife stand in the shade as they talk with daughters on the front porch of their 110-year-old house in Bradenton The Florida man who feels he is being unfairly treated by nearby code enforcement officials has mounted an unusual protest – he colored his house like the American banner. This is still America, " stated Brent Greer, who lives in Bradenton, Florida. Greer is upset that will city code enforcement officers inspected his home in February after an anonymous complaint that a 15-foot(4. 5-metre)-tall Christmas tree on his front side porch had fallen over, this individual said. A code enforcement officer came to inspect, and Greer stated, " My wife gladly took this down. " The officer went on to cite Greer for a listing of violations including lack of screens on some windows, peeling house color, yard debris, and some rotted and loose wood, according to a copy of the complaint provided by Greer.