110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Jen Horton
posted Nov 21, 2013 - 3:22:56pm
Corey Marion, owner of Happy tails in Deltona, was slapped with a $60 code-enforcement fine for putting a Toys for Tots banner up in front of her business.
"I had it up last year and never had any problems," Marion said.
Marion intends to fight the ticket. She also said she's not taking down the sign.
"I just got the box last week," she said. "I was running a special that if you bring in a toy you get 10 percent off."
Marion put up the banner sign on Thursday, Nov. 7, in front of the plaza her business is in. That day Deltona Code Enforcement stopped by and told her it was in violation.
"He gave me a verbal warning," Marion said.
She moved the sign to the front of her business, where she believed it to be allowed under the city's code.
The next day she was fined for noncompliance of the city's sign ordinances.
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