Close-up pictures reveal Kanye West's 'new age' wooden domes for the homeless on his 300-acre California estate - but one structure has already been removed, and the rest might be torn down in a MONTH if the rapper doesn't get the right permits
- New photos offer a close-up look at Kanye West's Yeezy Home community in Hidden Hills, California
- The 42-year-old rapper built four wooden dome structures on a 300-acre desert property earlier this year
- His plan is to create a one-of-a kind community that dismantles the class system within the housing market and shelters the homeless
- Building regulators investigated after neighbors complained about construction noise at night
- Inspectors visited the property twice and determined the structures he was building were permanent and violated building codes
- Kanye must get a building permit by September 15 or tear the buildings down
- When inspectors first stopped at the property, the on-site manager claimed the dome structures were temporary and for a 'production' project
- Before and after shots show that one of the smaller buildings has already been removed
New photos offer a close-up look at Kanye West's 'new age' wooden dome prototype homes in California, but the 'Star Wars'-inspired structures may be dismantled after the rapper fell foul with building regulators.
Kanye built the future-esque structures earlier this year to create a one-of-a kind community that dismantles the class system within the housing market and shelters the homeless - but the plan may be a bust if he doesn't obtain a building permit by September.
Los Angeles building regulators visited Kanye's sprawling Yeezy Home community twice and determined that the homes violated building codes as they were permanent structures and require a permit to be built.
Now the rapper has until September 15 to obtain a permit or tear his project down, according to TMZ.
And new before and after shots of the site show that one of the structures has already been pulled down at the site.
Picture from July (left) shows one smaller building, circled, which has been removed in the newer shots (right)
New photos offer a close-up look at Kanye West's Yeezy Home community located on a 300-acre plot of land in Hidden Hills, California and show four huddled wooden dome-shaped structures that appear to be hollow inside
Kanye built the future-esque structures earlier this year to create a one-of-a kind community, but one was removed between July (left) and now (right)
Close-up shots of the Yeezy Home project show a cluster of wooden structures, each reportedly standing at 50-feet-tall, shaped like domes and huddled together. The interiors of the structures appear to be hollow and are patched up with black tarp.
Inspectors were first called to the Gold Digger singer's property following noise complaints from several neighbors living adjacent to the 300-acre Calabasas project about construction late at night.
The first time an inspector with the LA County Department of Public Works stopped by the project, an on-site manager at the Yeezy Home project told inspectors the site was a 'production' project and temporary.
Kanye built the homes to dismantle the class system within the housing market and shelter the homeless and low-income people. This image shows one of the 50-feet-tall structures that appears to be hollow inside and has its interior covered in black tarp
Los Angeles building regulators visited Kanye's sprawling Yeezy Home community twice and determined that the homes violated building codes
The second inspection took place a week ago and inspectors found the structures sitting on top of concrete platforms and determined the prototypes were permanent.
Kanye now has until September 15 to obtain the permit.
Kanye's rep is yet to return DailyMail.com's request for comment.
Sources familiar with the project told TMZ that the 'Gold Digger' rapper believes that the domes will 'break barriers that separate classes'. This aerial image shows the progression of the Yeezy Home construction site
The domes sit on the Hidden Hills property that the 42-year-old rapper and wife Kim Kardashian first purchased back in 2014.
Sources familiar with the project previously said it will 'break barriers that separate classes... namely, the rich, the middle class and the poor.'
In an earlier interview with Forbes, West told a reporter that the domes could 'hopefully be used to house the homeless, having them live in spaces said to be sunk into the ground'.
The domes sit on the Hidden Hills property that the 42-year-old rapper and wife Kim Kardashian first purchased back in 2014
'Dynamic' has been the word used to describe the project, which fits the exclusive brand that the fashion-mogul has come to be known for.
'There, with the hazy heft of something enormous and far away, stand a trio of structures that look like the skeletons of wooden spaceships,' Zack O'Malley Greenburg wrote of the project in Forbes cover piece on Kanye.
'They're the physical prototypes of his concept, each oblong and dozens of feet tall, and West leads me inside each one. He tells me they could be used as living spaces for the homeless, perhaps sunk into the ground with light filtering in through the top. We stand there in silence for several minutes considering the structures before walking back down to his lurking Lamborghini and zooming off into the night.'
It is unknown when Kanye plans to have the project finished or how people will get the ability to move in.