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Hear Ye, Law-Abiding Homeowners


You’d be amazed at some of the wacky ordinances still on the books around the country. (If you don’t believe us, just try puttying nail holes in Schenectady, New York, on a Sunday.) We went looking for some of the strangest laws that affect homeowners, and here’s what we found. Read 'em and learn 'em—or risk the clink.
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