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Gehrke Salt Lake City should revisit its ban on artificial grass and give some leniency to property owners

Jul 10, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Update On Wednesday, Matt and Jessica Boardman received an extension and now have until Aug. 12 to remove their synthetic turf and Councilwoman Ana Valdemoros has had discussions with other council members about having the council petition to revisit the city zoning ordinance.

Turf wars are nothing new in city government, but what about an artificial turf war? That’s exactly the fight Matt and Jessica Boardman have waged.

Back in 2016, the Boardmans bought a home not far from the 9...