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As used in this chapter, the following teams shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section:
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: The person so designated by the town board of trustees.
CLEANING: The removal of trash from property.
OWNER: The owner of record as shown by the most current tax rolls of the county treasurer.
TRASH: Any refuse, litter, ashes, leaves, debris, paper, combustible materials, rubbish, offal, waste, or matter of any kind or form which is uncared for, discarded or abandoned.
WEED: Includes, but is not limited to, poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac and all vegetation at any stage of maturity which:
A. Exceeds twelve inches (12") in height, except healthy trees, shrubs or produce for human consumption or grown in a tended and cultivated garden unless such trees and shrubbery by their density or location constitute a detriment to the health, benefit and welfare of the public and community or a hazard to traffic or create a fire hazard to the property or otherwise interfere with the mowing of the weeds;
B. Regardless of height, harbors, conceals or invites deposits or accumulation of refuse or trash;
C. Harbors rodents or vermin;
D. Gives off unpleasant or noxious odors;
E. Constitutes a fire or traffic hazard; or
F. Is dead or diseased.
The term "weed" does not include tended crops on land zoned for agricultural use which are planted more than one hundred fifty feet (150') from a parcel zoned for other than agricultural use. (1998 Code)