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668.03  CUTTING AND REMOVING NOXIOUS WEEDS AND UNDESIRABLE VEGETATION.
   (a)   All noxious weeds and undesirable vegetation shall be cut and removed or destroyed by the owner, lessee, tenant, occupant or person having care or control of a plot of ground upon which such vegetation is growing as hereinafter described:
      (1)   All parcels in a recorded subdivision in their entirety;
      (2)   All residentially zoned property not within a recorded subdivision where subject property is less than two acres in area and fronts a public right-of-way;
      (3)   All land which lies within 25 feet of a lot line which is adjacent to lots or lands upon which a residential dwelling or commercial building exists, whether or not such dwelling or building is occupied;
      (4)   All land which lies within 50 feet of a dedicated thoroughfare.
   This section shall not apply to lands which are used for agricultural or horticultural purposes.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.
(Ord. 40-92.  Passed 3-23-92; Ord. 123-05.  Passed 7-11-05; Ord. 58-09.  Passed 6-8-09.)