Surfside declines variance on home height despite approved permits | News


SURFSIDE BEACH — A village resident who said he received permits for work on his home only to have the building inspector halt the improvements won’t receive a variance for the project to continue.

Rodney Rhodes submitted the variance request so he would not have to raise his Swordfish Lane home to at least 12 feet off the ground. An engineering survey, mandated by the village building inspector, showed the structure sits 3 inches too low.

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