You may have seen this story over the last week about the Utah woman fighting her HOA on the fines they were assessing her for flying her American flag. The situation got so heated with other residents joining the fight that the HOA President has now resigned.

It is unfortunate that it has come to this.

Our Cheat Sheet, The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Community Association Law spells out the law for you. Planned Communities can limit the number of flags that a resident can fly and the height of the pole but cannot prohibit the outdoor display of the American Flag. See our attached Cheat Sheet for the specifics and for the list of flags that are allowed to be displayed legally under the Federal Flag Code.