11-4-1: WEEDS AND OTHER MATTER:
   A.   Controlled: Except as provided in subsection B of this section, no owner and no person in control of any lot, place or area within the city and no agent of such owner or person in control, shall permit on such lot, place or area or upon any abutting area between the right of way line/property line and street surface or pavement, any weeds or grass over eight inches (8") in height, or deleterious, unhealthful growths or other noxious matter that may be growing, lying, or located thereon. (Ord. 2003-52)
   B.   Exemptions: The following are generally exempted from the provisions of this chapter:
      1.   Lands zoned forestry as designated in title 15, chapter 2 of this code and shown on the official zoning map of the city; and
      2.   Lands zoned agriculture as designated in title 15, chapter 2 of this code and shown on the official zoning map of the city unless used for nonagricultural purposes. For purposes of this subsection "agricultural use" shall be construed to mean vacant land or the production of products such as field crops, livestock, fowl and other conventional agricultural pursuits; and
      3.   Lands zoned industrial as designated in title 15, chapter 2 of this code and shown on the official zoning map of the city which is being used for agricultural purposes. (Ord. 2013-21)
Provided, however, that the portions of those lands exempted by this subsection which are within twenty feet (20') of the right of way of a public street or alley maintained for traffic or within twenty feet (20') of the property line of adjacent lands used for nonagricultural or nonforestry purposes (for example, church, school, store, factory, house, apartment building, offices, etc.) shall not be exempted from the provisions of this chapter. (Ord. 2001-31)