Published at 7:01 a.m. ET June 28, 2021.
HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. — Fred Flintstone fought the law — and he won.
Technically, the owners of the chic Flintstones home in suburban San Francisco have filed a lawsuit against the City of Hillsborough. But this deal will make Fred and his friends his can continue
In a dispute over Yabba Dabba’s infringement of government-imposed property rights appearing in international media, retired publishing mogul Florence Fang defends her colorful, bulbous home. and a elaborate homage to the “The Flintstones” family, with sculptures from the Stone Age inspired by 1960s cartoons, along with aliens and other oddities.
However, the city calls its towering dinosaurs and life-size sculptures “the world’s largest dinosaurs.” She sued Fang, alleging that she violated the local code when she placed a dinosaur sculpture in her backyard. and make other landscape changes causing local officials to declare public nuisance
A lawyer for the city previously said residents must obtain a permit before the sculpture can be installed, regardless of the theme.
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Hillsborough went to court in 2019 after Fang failed to comply with multiple strike orders. Including an order to remove properties around the multi-million dollar property with a 2,730 square foot home, Fang sued back, The Daily Post in Palo Alto first reported the settlement on Thursday.
Hillsborough lawyer Mark Hudak It was said earlier that the city prides itself on the countryside that feels like a forest. and have rules laid down “Neighbors don’t have to look at your version of what you want, and you don’t have to look at them.”
According to the memo, the settlement stipulates that the city will review and approve the landscaping improvement survey. Fang, on the other hand, will apply for a construction permit. The city will pay Fang $125,000 and she will withdraw the lawsuit. which was dismissed in state court on April 27.
There is no news of Barney Rubble’s role in the story.
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