Vegetation, including grass/brush or weeds may not exceed 12 inches in height.
Sec. 18-416. I.P.M.C. - Section 302.4, Weeds.
Section 302.4, Weeds, is hereby amended in its entirety to read as follows:
"302.4 Weeds. All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or dead plant growth in excess of eight (8) inches. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited.
302.4.1 Unlawful acts. It shall be unlawful for any owner, agent, or resident having charge of a property to permit the growth of weeds or noxious weeds upon any property.
302.4.2 Continued. It shall be unlawful for any owner, agent, or resident having charge of a property to permit the growth of ornamental grasses in any area other than A-1 or R-CE zoning districts.
Exception: Ornamental grasses may be cultivated in small plots as part of an overall ornamental landscaping plan in other than A-1 or R-CE zoning districts, but in no case shall they be used as a ground cover over a substantial portion of a property.
302.4.3 Removal. Removal of noxious weeds shall be done in such a manner that will minimize the reproduction of the noxious weeds."
(Ord. No. 4093, § 12, 11-19-2007)
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