CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Recreational vehicles aren’t allowed to be parked on driveways in Coral Springs, but lately the city’s code enforcement officers aren’t going after violators – at least some of them.

That’s for a good reason, said Jaci Foster, the city’s code compliance manager.

In neighborhoods across Coral Springs, the RVs are being used by police officers, firefighters, medical staffers, and other first responders in the Covid-19 crisis to safely quarantine from their families, she said.

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Foster said this week during a virtual meeting with residents that her office has gotten complaints about RVs parked at properties across the city.

“We ask that everybody be a little more open-minded and think neighborly,” Foster said. “You don’t know what’s going on in that house.”

Code enforcement officers are now focusing most of their time on preventing the spread of coronavirus by enforcing Broward County and other mandates, she said.

“We kind of stopped doing our quote ‘normal code,’ where we are doing everything aesthetics, and we’ve been focusing on these emergency orders,” Foster said.

Eventually, once the crisis comes to an end, officers will return to enforcing aesthetics in neighborhoods and all other parts of Coral Springs, she added.

 

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