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A ‘fine’ mess • Brooklyn Paper

A ‘fine’ mess

Michael Tropp and Arlene Tropp, at 165-167 Norfolk St. in Manhattan Beach have 15 unpaid Department of Buildings fines, according to city records. Here they are:

• Dec. 11, 2002: $2,500 for connecting his two houses without a permit.

• Dec. 11, 2002: $2,500 for building a curb cut and a light pole without a permit.

• Feb. 6, 2003: $2,500 for not complying with the first violation for connecting the two houses.

• Feb. 6, 2003: $10,000 for not complying with orders to get a permit for a curb cut and a light pole.

• June 30, 2009: $500 for a second unpermitted curb cut

• June 30, 2009: $4,000 for failing to comply with various previous violations.

• June 30, 2009: $4,000 for getting rid of the mandated side yard between his two properties.

• June 30, 2009: $4,000 for a rear yard that doesn’t comply with zoning.

• June 30, 2009: $8,000 for building a two-story structure and chimney that links two houses without a permit.

• June 30, 2009: $4,000 for building a chimney that’s too short, in accordance with building code.

•Nov. 10, 2009: $12,000 for still not getting a permit for the two-story structure and chimney that links the two houses

• Jan. 6, 2010: $4,000 for constructing without a permit a wooden deck with an above-ground pool in the backyard.

• May 6, 2010: $12,000 for still not getting a permit for the two-story structure and chimney.

• Sept. 2, 2010: $25,000 for building a brick walkway connecting his two houses without a permit

• Nov. 10, 2010: $25,000 fine for still not getting a permit for building a brick walkway connecting his two houses.

TOTAL AS OF TODAY: $124,000.

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