Sharjah Municipality issued 4,496 fines to residents for hanging laundry and satellite dishes on balconies, affecting the apearance of the city, reported 'Al Bayan'.
Abdul Aziz Al Mansouri, Assistant Director-General, Technical Affairs, Sharjah Municipality, said: "Residents continued using balconies to dry clothes and install satellite dishes despite awareness campaigns and fines."
Violators are given Dh250 fines, which needs to be paid within a week of its being issued. Failure to do so will lead to the services being cut after notifying the electricity and water department.
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