St. Cloud City Council Advising Citizens To Keep Couches Inside Homes
11/19/2013 - 11:20 AM
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The city of St. Cloud says there's a place for couches, and it's not on people's porches.
The City Council has banned putting furniture designed for interior use outdoors on private property -- or next to a public right of way.
The St. Cloud Times reports that the move follows increasing concern about the practice in the city's core neighborhoods.
One resident, Mary Mathews, said at a public hearing that such an ordinance used to exist and she was glad to see it return. Mathews said it's not just a concern about appearance. She said upholstered furniture can become a health and safety hazard, including being a target for arson.
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