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Red Tape or red bow?

One person’s red tape

is another person’s protection and assurance.

 

 

 

 

 

Nobody likes red tape - it’s messy, takes too long, slows progress and increases costs.

Right?

 

Not so fast.

There is a positive side of red tape that is often overlooked. Red tape is how government protects us from shoddy products, tainted food, and exploitative labor practices.

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Building codes make us safer.  Zoning codes protect our property values.  Design standards ensure a more attractive environment.

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Historic district standards ensure that your investment in your home and the very qualities that attracted you to the neighborhood will actually endure over time.

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Historic district designation assures that you can safely invest in improvements to your home without fear that your neighbor will undermine this investment with a new ‘monster home,’ or inappropriate new development.

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These regulations make our lives better, safer and more enjoyable.

Not messy red tape, but a big red bow of protection and assurance.

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In it for yourself - red tape.

Love the neighborhood - red bow.

Historic district standards ensure that your investment in your home and the very qualities that attracted you to the neighbo
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