The following definitions shall apply to this chapter as written unless context indicates or requires a different meaning:
   NOXIOUS WEEDS. Shall include, but not be limited to, the following weeds as well as those defined in I.C. 15-16-7-2:
      (1)   Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense).
      (2)   Johnson grass and Sorghum album (Sorghum halepense).
      (3)   Bur cucumber (Sicyos angulatus).
      (4)   Shattercane (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench spp. drummondii (Steud.) deWet).
      (5)   Poison ivy.
      (6)   Poison sumac.
      (7)   Poison oak.
      (8)   Quackgrass (Elytrigia repens).
      (9)   Carolina horsenettle (Solanum carolinense).
      (10)   Cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium).
      (11)   Wild mustard (Brassica kaber var. pinnatifida).
   (C)   Wooded areas shall mean an area densely covered with trees and shrubs.
   (D)   Wetlands shall mean a swampy or marshy area and include the areas immediately surrounding ponds, river beds, and streams.
   RANK VEGETATION. Any plant exceeding eight inches in height. Trees, shrubberies, flowers, ornamental grasses, and agricultural crops exceeding eight inches are not to be considered rank vegetation unless they constitute an extreme deviation from the aesthetic appearance of the existing neighborhood.
(Ord. 2015-013, passed 7-14-2015)