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Homeowner’s drain tile trenches wreak havoc in neighbors’ yards

Mike HunterQ: A member of our homeowners’ association believes he does not have to follow our subdivision’s covenants, conditions and restrictions (or CCRs). He filled in the natural depression of the drainage ditch in his back yard to level the area. He then built a catch basin at his property line where the natural water flow would normally have gradually drained onto the adjacent lot, and installed drain tile trenches that all empty into a catch basin.

Now during heavy rains, his neighbor has rapids over 4 feet wide and sometimes over a foot deep eroding away his yard.

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MI: Confused Macomb residents question retention basin

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

Confused residents of Buckingham Village I, Buckingham Village II and Wingate subdivisions struggled to understand who will pay for the maintenance of a failed retention basin affecting the three subdivisions
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