The Tennessee woman,
identified only as Kathryn, said she received an email in
January from her HOA that she was being fined $100, the
According to the letter, her Honda left an “offensive image
on the ground,” that violated HOA rules on “displaying
offensive images or slogans,” KUTV reported.
Another resident complained about the shape and sent the HOA
a picture, which was eventually forwarded to Kathryn,
according to the Drive.
On a Reddit channel for people who complain about HOAs,
Kathryn reacted in disbelief then humor.
“Y’all. Y’all,” she repeated in her Reddit post. “I died
laughing y’all. This is the most ridiculous thing I have
ever heard of being fined for, and we flat out told them we
In her reply message to the HOA, Kathryn said how snow falls
is beyond her control, pointed out any violation of the
HOA’s bylaws would require intent and threatened legal
action, the Drive reported.
“Eventually, they realized we were serious about not paying,
and since there were no by-laws on the books about something
like this, they dropped it,” Kathyrn said on Reddit.
The HOA responded with
a message that said “We understand. We will not be pursuing
this further, in good faith pursuant to the wording of the
by-laws,” according to Fox News.