Thankful for the rain but the weeds have grown!
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City of Syracuse
The City of Syracuse will be enforcing Ordinance No. 592
SECTION 1.WEEDS TO BE REMOVED. It shall be unlawful for any owner, agent, lessee, tenant, or other person occupying or having charge or control of any premises to permit weeds to remain upon said premises or any area between the property lines of said premises and the centerline of any adjacent street or alley, including but not specifically limited to sidewalks, streets, alleys, easements, rights of way and all other areas, public or private. All weeds as hereinafter defined are hereby declared a nuisance and are subject to abatement as hereinafter provided.
SECTION 2.DEFINITIONS. Weeds as used herein, means any of the following:
(a) Brush and woody vines shall be classified as weeds;
(b) Weeds and indigenous grasses which may attain such large growth as to become, when dry, a fire menace to adjacent improved property;
(c) Weeds which bear or may bear seeds of a downy or wingy nature;
(d) Weeds which are located in an area which harbors rats, insects, animals, reptiles, or any other creature which either may or does constitute a menace to health, public safety or welfare;
(e) Weeds and indigenous grasses on or about property within the city limits of the City of Syracusewhich, because of its height, has a blighting influence on the neighborhood. Any such weeds and indigenous grasses shall be presumed to be blighting if they exceed 12 inches in height.
For more information or a copy of the ordinance, contact City Hall, 620-384-7818.
City of Syracuse
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