your landlord doesn’t require it. Read the
fine print in your policy, however, because
it may exclude “aggressive” breeds, like pit
bulls or rottweilers, and only certain events
may apply, like dog bites.
Regulations, Fire Codes, and Grilling
Before signing a lease, make sure you
understand what you can do at your apartment, and what you can’t. Austin fire code
prevents residents from having charcoal or
gas grills on their patios or balconies, for
example. Storing your grill (or even just
propane tanks) on walkways is also a no-no,
because it can block fire escape routes and
annoy neighbors. Breaking these rules can
get you slapped with a hefty fine, anywhere
from $350 to $550 per offense.
Austinites love to barbeque, though —
even in temperatures over 100 degrees. So
what do apartment-dwelling Austinites
do? Some of them have electric grills,
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