Despite the fact that Shawnee Chasser has been living in her completely prepared treehouse for a considerable length of time without issue, this 65-year-old grandma is realizing firsthand what the legislature is fit for when given the power to choose how individuals can utilize their own particular private property.
As indicated by Miami-Dade County code implementation division chief Ricardo Roig, Chasser's treehouse was fabricated illicitly and can't be raised to code. There is consequently no other choice than to have it evacuated for wellbeing reasons.
"This must be my first time ever of some person living in a tree house," he told The Miami Herald.
Chasser picked treehouse living after sudden going of child
Chasser chose to desert living in a strong structure with four dividers and a rooftop in the wake of encountering life out in the outdoors. It began after her child kicked the bucket startlingly in 2009 of a heart assault in the home that sits on the same property as the treehouse, which Chasser's little girl obtained through an area trust.
The California local chose to construct the treehouse in the middle of the trunks of two trees, an oak and a strangler fig situated before the house on a half-section of land lush grass that elements a man-made lake and a waterfall, and probably her own particular lawn garden for new sustenance. These components and the treehouse itself aren't noticeable from the road.
However, a displeased previous occupant of an adjacent property, Chasser says, clearly called the code requirement office subsequent to discovering that Chasser was additionally leasing both the house and the area before it to transitory inhabitants, and also to people going through town who just needed to set up a tent on the property's sprawling real esatate.
At the point when the city turned out to review Chasser's property they chose that the treehouse is hazardous and must be expelled. They likewise decided that the development of inhabitants all through the property isn't suitable as indicated by city norms, and should likewise stop.
"They're making a campground out there," Roig included. "You can't go into a private property and begin charging pariahs to come in. We have neighbors who we must secure their rights moreover. It's only a mix of circumstances that haven't been well thoroughly considered."
Chasser says she isn't abandoning her treehouse
Be that as it may, Chasser is impervious to their requests, having told columnists that she isn't going anyplace. She's been living in the treehouse for a really long time and it's her asylum, complete with its own kitchenette, full-measure quaint little inn region for her and her pet raccoon "Coonie," who appreciates the space just as much as Chasser.
"When I am up in my tree house in thunder, lightning and downpour, I am in paradise," she swooned. "There's nothing more pleasant, more otherworldly, more awesome ... I'm not bringing down anything. I'll tie myself to that tree."
Regardless of her fruitful business offering natural popcorn at Whole Foods Market stores all through Florida, Chasser is attempting to keep up on her bills, particularly with the city slapping her with $3,000 in fines and more than $7,000 in liens against her property. In any case, she isn't surrendering, demanding that in light of a specific promoting claim on her popcorn – that she lives in a treehouse – she must choose the option to respect her clients.