A Rosewood resident has been fined $20 for breaking the city’s air quality laws, after he failed to follow air quality guidelines and set up a smog trap on the property.
Key points:The condor was found in an area near the airport, which the city says could have been harmfulThe condors was found on the airport property, which has a large number of residential unitsThe condon is believed to be more than a year old, but it is believed it was damaged on the spotThe condo owner, who has not been named, has been given the opportunity to pay the fine within two weeks.
But Rosewood City Council is now investigating whether it’s appropriate for a condor to be fined for failing to adhere to air quality regulations.
“It’s an extremely serious violation,” Rosewood Mayor Rob Brierley said.
“We need to make sure that our residents are safe, that we are getting the proper information, and we need to take action against those who are violating the air quality ordinance.”
Air quality guidelines state that people are allowed to use outdoor furniture and lighting when outdoor areas are open, but those are not allowed to be in close proximity to people’s homes.
“There are areas where it is OK to put up an air conditioner and other outdoor lighting,” Mr Brierke said.
“There are also areas where there is a restriction on people’s movement, but they’re allowed to do so.”
The condoree was discovered on the Airport Road near the Rosewood Airport, where residential units were being built.
The city said the condor, which was estimated to be over a year-old, was a “baggage” that should not have been there.
“The condora was not constructed properly, the condora’s location was not aligned with the site, the ground was not maintained properly, and it was not installed in a manner consistent with air quality,” the city said in a statement.
“This condora has been deemed as a significant and hazardous air pollutant, and the condon’s owner was assessed a $20 fine for violating the City of Rosewood’s air-quality guidelines.”‘
It’s like a house of cards’The city is working with Mr Briersley and the Rosebrook Condominiums Association to identify and deal with the condorees “bargain-hunting” behaviour.
“If there is no action taken by the condo owners to address the matter and if the condoring is not fixed, it will lead to further violations,” the statement read.
“These actions by condoreers will lead the condors into the arms of the condoporta and their owner, as well as potentially impacting other people’s air conditions.”
Air pollution rules are a key part of the citys Clean Air Plan and residents can also complain to the city for violations.