It's one of the funniest cartoons ever made, but residents living in the town of Hillsborough in San Mateo County, California are not seeing the funny side of a home nicknamed 'The Flintstone House'
A complaint has been filed against the home which sits on a quiet suburban street with locals calling the building a 'public nuisance' alleging 'landscape modifications to the home were conducted without planning approvals or building permits.'
The home isn't owned by Fred Flintstone but Florence Fang, a former publisher of the San Francisco Examiner and now helms the San Mateo-based Florence Fang Family Foundation.
The current owner, Florence Fang, has embraced the cartoonish look of the home and added dinosaur statues and a sign reading 'Yabba Dabba Doo' in recent months
The dinosaurs are visible from the Interstate which passes by. The town council say planning permission was not requested
In a lawsuit filed in the San Mateo County Superior Court, the town of Hillsborough is calling the home a public nuisance
'Flintstone House' can be seen from Interstate 280 in California having been built in 1976 and entertains passing drivers
A menagerie of prehistoric animals now stands guard at the famous Flintstone House, in Hillsborough, California. Three dinosaurs, a giraffe and a mastadon were added by Florence Fang, the home's new owner
The 'Flintstone House,' with its iconic orange and purple domes have become a loved (and hated) Bay Area landmark along the northbound commute up Interstate 280
'Before, passing by, I always wondered who's living in that house. Now I'm the one,' said the 83-year-old retired media mogul to Mercury News after buying the home last year.
Fang bought the orange-and-purple house in 2017 for $2.8million, but soon after purchasing the property, a number of dinosaur sculptures began appearing around the house and in the backyard according to SFGate.
Fang termed the new installations which are sculptures, 'extensive improvements' and a sign reading 'Yabba Dabba Doo,'
Fang also built a wall, steps, columns, gates, a parking strip and a deck to 'accommodate her plan to use 45 Berryessa for parties and social gatherings.'
Florence Fang has revitalized the house by turning it into a massive arts-and-crafts project
The town of Hillsborough says the home a public nuisance saying Fang is overdue in