Container home builder in Maine ordered to stop or face $10k fines.

Owner Chad Walton of SnapSpace Solutions in Maine has been repurposing old shipping containers into other useful structures since 2011. Recently the Assistant Attourney General Christopher L. Mann sent him a cease & desist letter threatening 10k in fines per manufactured home that his company produced as well as potentially facing criminal charges.

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Any other builders face similar consequences from your local jurisdiction? Tell us about it! We know that building codes exist for a good reason, but as times, technology & processes change, are they adapting to the needs & concerns of builders & end users? Or are they throwing a monkey wrench in & generating headaches without any real purpose?

 

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