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Detroit’s Crackdown on Garbage Cans Spurs $100 Fines

Article-Detroit’s Crackdown on Garbage Cans Spurs $100 Fines

Leaving your garbage can in the wrong spot could cost you in Detroit.

Residents in some city neighborhoods are crying foul over $100 fines being levied in an apparent effort to step up code enforcement.

Homeowners in the city’s Corktown and Brightmoor neighborhoods are among those who say they have been slapped with the tickets.

Vanessa Kilgore of Oak Park has owned a rental property on Piedmont off Schoolcraft between the Southfield Freeway and Evergreen since the 1980s. She has taken pride in the property and worked hard to keep it up.

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