8.08.010   Weeds as public nuisance.
   (a)   No owner, agent, lessee or other person occupying or having charge or control of any building, lot or premises within the city shall permit weeds to remain upon the premises, or public sidewalks, or streets, or alleys between the premises and the center line of any public street or alley.
   (b)   The word "weeds" as used in this chapter, means all weeds growing upon streets, alleys, sidewalks, or private property in the city and includes any of the following:
   (1)   Weeds which bear or may bear seeds of a downy or wingy nature;
   (2)   Weeds and indigenous grasses which may attain such large growth as to become, when dry, a fire menace to adjacent improved property;
   (3)   Weeds which are otherwise noxious or dangerous;
   (4)   Poison oak and poison ivy when the conditions of growth are such as to constitute a menace to the public health;
   (5)   Accumulations of garden refuse, cuttings and other combustible trash.
   (c)   Every property owner shall remove or destroy such weeds from his property, and in the abutting half of any street or alley between the lot lines as extended.
(Ord. 3982 § 1 (part), 1990: Ord. 1313 (part), 1950: prior code § 32.01)