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Ordinance: Weed Control


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Ordinance: Weed Control

2002 July 2 Ordinance - An Ordinance Regulating Noxious and Nuisance Weeds throughout the Town of Hortonia and Establishing Lot Maintenance Standards for Lots Within Recorded Subdivision Plats and Lots Located within the Town of Hortonia

Purpose: To promote the public health, safety and welfare of the Town of Hortonia by requiring the destruction of noxious and nuisance weeds and establishing minimum landscape maintenance standards for lots within recorded subdivision plats within the Town of Hortonia, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.

Enforcement: The Town Weed Commissioner shall investigate the existence of noxious & nuisance weeds, and untended & unmanaged weed & grass growth. If a person fails or neglects to destroy, remove or cut such vegetation, the Weed Commissioner shall destroy, or have destroyed, or remove, or cut such vegetation in the most economical manner without being liable to an action for such trespass.

Penalty: The Clerk shall enter the amount chargeable to each piece of land in the next tax roll. The tax shall be collected under Chapter 74 of the Wisconsin State Statutes.

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