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Re: temporary garages

Subject: Re: temporary garages
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 02:12:31 EST
In a message dated 12/3/2002 6:17:34 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> Has anyone on the list ever used one of the portable garages? (The tent-like
> ones, not the carport/canopies.) I was thinking about storing the MG is one
> through the winter. I assume it's better than a car cover since nothing
> comes in contact with the car. And considering the price of a good car
> cover, it's only a few bucks more. Any suggestions, recommendations or
> advice. Thanks in advance,

> Check your local municipal code regarding Temparary/Permanant structures.I 
> have a neighbor who spent $450 or so on a 8' X 8' X 16' awning type tent. 
> He cemented 4 pipes into the drive way and slid the Tent pillars into these 
> for stability (High winds, etc.) Darnned city made him take the tent down 
> because it was a "Temparary" structure. Our city is anti-Bedouin and 
> doesn't want any homeless folks moving into our fair Beach community. Even 
> the people who camp out on weekends have take their tents down,or motor 
> homes and move someplace for a day (at least 24 hrs.) Then they can return 
> and do another 7 days. Plus they get to pay extra for this. Any structure 
> thats even remotely permanent and the city wants its cut of the Tax 
> revenues.
> Albert Escalante 
> 1978 MGB

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