§ 90.111  FAILURE TO MAINTAIN.
   (A)   If the grass or weeds attain a height in excess of 6 inches, or noxious weeds go to seed, it shall be considered prima facie evidence of the failure of the owner and occupant to comply with this subchapter.
   (B)   The city may then proceed as follows:
      (1)   Concerning public rights-of-way, the appointed Weed Inspector shall provide written notice to the property owner utilizing first class mail, advising such owner or occupant that the grass and weed cutting must be performed within 5 days. If the owner fails to cut the grass and weeds, then the city shall perform the necessary work to cut the grass and weeds, keeping an accurate account of the cost. The cost shall be assessed to the abutting private property in conformance with the provisions of this chapter;
      (2)   Concerning private property, the appointed Weed Inspector shall provide written notice to the property owner, utilizing first class mail, advising such owner that the grass and weed cutting must be performed within 5 days. Such notice shall also advise the owner that the city shall perform such work, with the presumed consent of the owner, if the owner fails to cut the grass and weeds within such schedule. If city employees are utilized to cut the grass and weeds, an accurate account of the time and charges shall be maintained. Such costs shall be assessed to the benefitted property in conformance with the provisions of this chapter.
(Am. Ord. 121, passed 9-16-1991; Am. Ord. 8, 4th Series, passed 1-16-2007)