Authorities demand man’s property be connected to city utilities
by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON | JUNE 17, 2015
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27-year-old Tyler Truitt and his girlfriend have become totally independent of reliance on city utilities, hooking up solar panels and rainwater collectors on their two acre property, but the city of Huntsville, Alabama claims the structure is unsafe because of sanitation issues.
“They came and they condemned our house and told us if we stayed here we’d be arrested for trespassing on our own property, and the reason why is, they said, it was unsafe living conditions because we don’t have city utilities hooked up,” Truitt told WAFF48.
The city asserts Truitt’s property must be connected to the city’s treatment facility for the safety of of Truitt and his neighbors and to comply with health codes.
“The absence of…
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