Section 8.20.030   Weeds.
   A.   Excessive Growth. It is unlawful for any owner or occupant, or agent of such owner or occupant, having control of any lot or parcel of land situated in the Village, and within two hundred (200) feet of any building occupied as a residence, to allow or maintain on any such lot or parcel of land any growth of weeds to a height in excess of eight inches.
   B.   Noxious Weeds.
      1.   The following plants shall be considered noxious weeds within the Village of Winnetka:  burdock, giant ragweed, common ragweed, thistle, cocklebur, jimson, blue vervain, wild carrot, poison ivy, wild mustard, garlic mustard, rough pigweed, lambsquarter, wild lettuce, curled dock, all varieties of smartweeds, poison hemlock, wild hemp, and all other weeds of a like kind.
      2.   It is the duty of all owners of property in the Village on which any giant ragweed, common ragweed, poison ivy or garlic mustard is growing, to remove such plant from their property.
      3.   It is the duty of all owners of property in the Village on which burdock, thistle, cocklebur, jimson, blue vervain, wild carrot, wild mustard, rough pigweed, lambsquarter, wild lettuce, curled dock, all varieties of smartweeds, poison hemlock, wild hemp, or any other weed of a like kind is growing, to destroy such weed before it reaches a seed-bearing stage and to prevent such weed from perpetuating itself.
(Prior code § 10.05)(MC-5-2002, amended 05/07/02)