ys? I have noticed a lot of businesses and residences that have their sprinklers watering the roadway and sidewalks. In one instance, I saw a young mother pushing a baby in a stroller that had to go into the roadway in order to avoid the sprinkler that was all over the sidewalk. This could be a very dangerous situation. I have also seen cars swerve into an opposing lane in order to avoid a sprinkler watering the roadway. I’ve seen this happening in the city as well as Grand Haven Township."
The simple answer, John, is no. The chief administrators in the city and township have a little more to add.
Grand Haven Township Manager Bill Cargo: "No, we do not have any rule or regulation that prohibits a sprinkler from 'watering' a sidewalk, pathway or street."
Grand Haven City Manager Pat McGinnis: "There are no specific ordinances on the books in the city that address this issue. If a complaint were received on a specific property, it may qualify as a nuisance that could be abated, usually via a simple request of the property owner. Complaints may be directed to the city manager's office (by e-mail) at firstname.lastname@example.org."
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