§ 93.01  WEEDS ON SIDEWALKS PROHIBITED.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any owner, lessee, or occupant having control of any lot of ground or any part of a lot of ground situated in the Town of Maggie Valley to allow or permit any shrubbery, undergrowth, weeds, or any other form of plant growth to grow upon, protrude, or project into or upon any sidewalk within the Town of Maggie Valley which borders the lot.
   (B)   It shall be the duty of the Chief of Police, pursuant to the direction of the Town Manager of the Town of Maggie Valley to notify the owner, lessee, or occupant in writing that the owner, lessee, or occupant is permitting any shrubbery, undergrowth, trees, weeds, or any other form of plant growth to grow upon, protrude, or project into or upon any sidewalk within the Town of Maggie Valley.  The notice shall be served by the Chief of Police upon the owner, lessee, or occupant of the lot and each and every day the owner, lessee, or occupant shall permit the growth to remain upon the lot or any part of the lot after the notice shall constitute a separate offense.
   (C)   In the event that the owner, lessee, or occupant of any lot or any part of the lot upon which the growth has grown or is growing in violation of this section does not cut or have the same cut or refuses to obey or abide by any notice from the town to have the same cut, the town may, through its proper officers, enter the premises and remove the growth.  The costs of the removal by the town shall be charged and assessed against the owner, lessee, or occupant of the premises in the same manner and shall have the same force and effect as a tax lien against the premises.
(Ord. 36, passed 8-19-1980)  Penalty, see § 93.99