Mega Mansion War In Bel Air

The house is huge even by Bel Air standards. A massive modern home , about 30,000 square feet , in a canyon high up in the hills. It's at the end of an isolated street called Strada Vecchia that you would never drive on unless you lived there, you won the lottery, or were going to a fundraiser for a Presidential candidate.
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People who are fortunate enough to live here certainly can't complain about mega mansions, since almost everyone has one, but the problem with this home, neighbors say, is misdirection, misinformation, even illegal permits and construction by celebrity builder Mohammed Hadid in violation of Building and Safety Department rules. (If you happen to be a fan of the Housewives of Beverly Hills, he's Yolanda Foster's ex, father of supermodels Gigi and Bella).

Hadid‘s legal team, and residents fearing what some call the ‘‘Starship Enterprise‘' would come crashing down the hillside into them, squared off at the City of L.A's Building and Safety Department today. They complained, and the lawyers said they'd fix everything. The city pointed out that they heard that before, they did issue an official city ‘'stop work order'' which they say Hadid violated, they told him no more delays, no more time, everything had to be brought up to code and pass inspection. Neighbors tell me that's find but they'd ideally like to have the whole thing torn down, unlikely, but it seems the city and the local council office is listening. Now we see what actually happens.

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