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Overgrown Property (Weed Abatement)

Category: Overgrown Property
The owner, party in interest, tenant, lessee or occupant of a dwelling, dwelling unit, premises, vacant lot or occupied, unoccupied, vacant, residential and nonresidential properties located within the city shall be required to cut, destroy or remove weeds, grass, harmful or unhealthy growths or other obnoxious or wild matter growing, lying or located in or on any such property with a height equal to or greater than 12 inches and to cut, destroy or remove such weeds, grass, harmful or unhealthy growths or other obnoxious or wild matter lying or located in or on any sidewalk abutting any such property or encroaching upon adjacent property by natural growth or by growth through, over or under fences or walls, regardless of height. No growth described in this subsection shall be allowed to interfere with the passage of any pedestrian on any sidewalk nor shall any such growth be allowed to obscure the clear line of vision of any motorist. Responsible parties shall insure that concrete curbs adjacent to property are trimmed or edged.
Updated 2/20/2024 4:48 PM
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