General Information

Municipal Code: 476.10, “PLANT AND WEED CONTROL”.

It is declared a nuisance for any person to allow or permit any weeds, such as jimson, burdock, ragweed, thistle, cocklebur or other weeds, to grow in any lot or tract of land, No person shall allow weeds, grass or plants, other than trees, bushes, flowers or other ornamental plants, to grow to a height in excess of 6” anywhere in the City. No person shall plant or allow the growth of the barberry bush or its horticultural varieties within the City.

Under the direction of the Director of Public Works, the city enforces ordinance 476.10 – Plant and Weed Control for unsightly growth. Failure to cut your grass and or weeds in excess of six (6) inches will result in City crews completing the work after giving a seven day written notice on properties with buildings. Property owners will be invoiced based on the amount of equipment and labor time required to complete the work.

The 2018 minimum charge of $120.00 was invoiced to each property owner that was maintained by the City.

To report properties of noncompliance, residents can call 920-322-3540.