FLORIDA – Parking problem pits neighbor against neighbor in HOA battle
Article and Video Courtesy of Channel 8 News
By Jeff Patterson
Published December 17, 2017
When you drive through the Kings Lake subdivision in southern Hillsborough County, you may notice nice homes, well-kept yard and cars parked at odd angles across driveways. The strangely parked cars are the result of an ongoing battle between residents and the Homeowners Association.
“The community is saying that parking on county roads that we live on is illegal, that according to our bylaws that they have amended, that you are not allowed. That you are not allowed to park on the county street,” said LeRoy Vanek, who lives in Kings Lake.
Vanek contends his HOA has no right to enforce parking regulations on county streets.
“We are not a gated community. These roads, we do not have a CDD, these roads are owned by the county. They are maintained by the county and governed by the county,” said Vanek. Read more: