What Do You Think: Should City Officials Tell You What Color to Paint Your House?

What Do You Think: Should City Officials Tell You What Color to Paint Your House?

Beth Zeigler
Aug 28, 2008

082808house-01.jpgWith plenty of colors to choose from we find it interesting that folks are willing to take risks with paint colors indoors but when it comes to painting the house structure, most tend to keep it simple. We heard on NPR this week that the residents in La Palma (Orange County) are up in arms regarding houses that are painted "garishly" and one in particular which residents refer to as "the McDonald's House" for its gold with red trim. Weigh in on your thoughts with a survey after the jump...

Zoning laws that dictate what color you can paint your house are no surprise to residents where homeowners associations exist. This neighborhood debate in La Palma is a first where city residents are going straight to the government to create a new law on painting guidelines. Click here to see what all the fuss is about.

[Image from blmurch]

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