Still, residents can get extensions if they meet certain criteria.
Since Hurricane Michael hit more than a year ago, some residents have been forced to live in campers for a number of reasons, including because they're battling insurance providers to get enough money for home repairs. For others, it has taken longer than expected to fix their homes to get back to normal.
The city of
A citation for not complying could result in a fine of up to
Residents can also apply for extensions past the deadline.
"We have a one page application to fill out and we'll grant a six-month extension," said
"We just want to know if there is progress being made," Cook said. "Our code enforcement officers will go out and check to see where you are in the process."
A few of the residents who received recent notices about the deadline had conflicting emotions about the possible fine of the motor homes. The residents said they feel like there are other things that need to be focused on.
"I think it's more of an eyesore to look at a home that is damaged and has blue tarp on the roof," said
The city of
According to Cook,
"How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time," Cook said. "We're starting to get a handle on things, so we can get back to normal."
Applications for permit extensions can be filled out at the
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