Friday, May 11, 2012

Solar Panels Cause Clashes with Homeowner Groups

The government wants you to install solar panels at your house, and will even give you a tax break to do it. But your neighbors? Maybe not.
David Dobs poses in front of his home in Cumming, Ga.

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It's a lesson Angel and David Dobs discovered when their homeowners association north of Atlanta denied their request to install solar panels on their roof. Neighborhood officials said the panels would look out of place and might lower home values in a community that regulates details as fine as the coloring of roof tiles, the planting of trees and the storage of trash cans.

"It's like living under communism - someone gets to dictate every possible thing you do," David Dobs said.

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