Tall Grass and Weeds

Tall GrassThe city has adopted minimum requirements for mowing or trimming grass and other vegetation on private property.

A violation of city ordinance exists when the weeds or grass are more than eight inches in height or more than eight inches in length if matted down. A violation also exists if there is any poisonous vegetation, such as poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac.

Other vegetation such as vines, saplings or shrubs may be a violation if it exceeds the eight inch height regulation and is clearly uncultivated.

To avoid violations, residents must mow their yard and lawn as well as any area between their property and the paved area of all adjacent streets, including ditches, easements, alleys, unpaved right-of-way and storm drainage swales.