Topics

Isadore Hall, III

Gov. Brown acts to protect homeowners installing artificial turf

Gov. Brown acts to protect homeowners installing artificial turf

California homeowners who replace their water-gulping grass lawns with artificial turf in response to the drought would be protected from sanctions by homeowner associations under one of 10 bills signed Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) introduced the measure, which prohibits homeowner associations from barring the installation of synthetic turf, a drought-conscious alternative to grass lawns. The measure, AB 349, goes into effect immediately. While most homeowners are free to install artificial turf, about 4.8 million homeowners bought in common interest developments such as condominium projects where a homeowners association can regulate...

Loading
72°