How do you all treat these? Specifically, ones anchored into the ground with a roofed platform and swings. Accessory structure?
This is what we do.It's playground equipment. We don't care.
That's why it's important to make the distinction between 'front yard' and 'required front yard'.We did have a big dust up over one in a front yard. The guy's house was legal, nonconforming nearly on the rear PL. There wasn't anywhere else to put it, frankly.
I did have to throw down over an "adult tree house" once. It was actually built over the subject property's line with subdivision common land that was supposed to be no-build open space. So it became a whole thing.We don't really regulate them. And I don't really want to and then be called the Childhood Fun Nazi(s).