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Bangor Township begins car collection crackdown

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BANGOR TOWNSHIP, MI (WNEM) -

The Bangor Township board is beginning to draft a new ordinance that cracks down on residential car collections.

The law would limit the number of cars on display at any home in the community.

"Right now, it's focused on three cars per licensed driver in the home. If three people live in a home, and they are all licensed drivers, you can actually have nine cars," said Township Supervisor Terry Watson.

The controversy began when Arnold Tennant put 11 cars on his property.

Some of his neighbors say the cars are a bit of an eyesore and could lower their property value.

The township board will review the proposal before going to the planning commission.

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