by Patrick Raftis.
Members of the Aberfoyle Agricultural Society were shocked to learn, just hours before their annual fall fair was set to begin on Sept. 8, that several large tents required building permits and, in one case, engineer’s drawings.
Fair director Vince Klimkosz said he’s been arranging for tents to house exhibits and activities for the past 10 years – and no one has ever suggested permits or engineering were required.
“All of a sudden, (Friday) afternoon we get an email from the building inspector that he just happened to attend the property of the fair and that we had to get building permits; that the tents were erected illegally, we had to get engineered drawings,” Klimkosz told the Advertiser…
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