Is my deck considered curtilage?

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Is my deck considered curtilage?

I own a townhome, that is part of an association. I was recently sent a letter saying that I am being fined for having dog feces on my deck. Although the small details of the situation do not matter, I have no choice but to let my dog use the bathroom on the deck between 4-10 pm because I do not want to leave my kids unattended to walk my dog 2 blocks to use the bathroom. My deck is raised by 12 ft and there is no access from the ground. You cannot see the floor from the ground or the street, the only was is if they used a step latter to peer up onto my deck. Is this a violation?

Asked on February 29, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Minnesota

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