After neighbors complained the images were a blight on the block … the city threatened to slap Chris with a heavy fine — but today workers slapped a fresh layer of paint on the concrete wall.
0712-CHRIS-BROWN-x17-graffitiBut sources close to Chris tell TMZ he remains defiant … and only covered up the painted creatures because he wanted to — NOT because of the city’s threats.
Whatever the reason, the LA Building Department of Safety says if its inspectors are satisfied the graffiti is covered tomorrow … Chris will not be fined.
It’s unclear if Chris plans to put up something new. So … case closed?