Notice: Grass mowing and clippings
Please take notice that there are ordinances in place regarding grass mowing and clippings. With spring in full swing the grass is now growing. The City has noted that there are currently 60 grass violations related to grass height and clippings being blown into the streets. Grass height is not to exceed 12” and grass clippings are not to be blown into the street or gutter.
Article II Sec.17-31: (Height) It shall be unlawful for anyone to permit any weeds, grass, or plants, other than trees, bushes, flowers, or other ornamental plants to grow to a height exceeding twelve (12) inches anywhere in the City, any such plants or weeds exceeding such height are hereby declared to be a nuisance.
Sec 45-24: (Debris on streets) It shall be unlawful to throw or deposit any glass, nails, or other similar articles or any debris on any street, alley or sidewalk or other public place in the City.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to dump or deposit, or cause to be dumped or deposited any grass, leaves, branches or any other things in the roadway or gutter of any public street in the City. It shall be unlawful for any person mowing laws to cause grass clippings, leaves or other debris to be thrown in to a street or gutter and left there.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Section, shall upon conviction thereof, shall be fined an amount not less than (Five Dollars ($5.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Each day such a violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.