September 29, 2023

Extra officers are taking a look at cracking down on driveway portray and design in The Villages.

A pair of pink sizzling Rolling Stones-style lips painted on a driveway gave the impression to be the tipping level in Neighborhood Growth District 10. Supervisors indicated sufficient is sufficient and might be contemplating a change that can require owners to use to the Architectural Evaluate Committee for permission to repaint their driveways. The thought is to rein in daring messages and sizzling colours.

Neighborhood Growth District 5 supervisors on Friday indicated they’re in the identical mindset.

CDD 5 Supervisor Mark Schweikert pointed to a Village of Sundown Pointe driveway that has a mural with butterflies, birds and flowers.

“Some folks suppose it’s lovely, others don’t,” Schweikert stated.

He additionally stated residents have expressed their concern that owners might begin utilizing their driveways to specific their political opinions.

CDD 5 Board Chairman Gary Kadow famous that previously there hasn’t been a must impose governmental oversight of driveway portray.

“We dwell in numerous instances at this time,” Kadow stated.

Neighborhood Growth District 1 has already taken motion to limit loud driveway colours.

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