Waste & Weeds Requirements

Accumulation of Waste

Unlawful accumulations are storage, keeping, depositing, or abandoning of refuse, garbage, trash, rubbish, or weeds on private or public property. It is the duty of every person whether owner, lessee, or renter to at all times maintain the premises in a clean and orderly condition.


Weeds are unsightly, troublesome, or injurious growing herbaceous plants and include all rank or obnoxious odor producing plants. It is the responsibility of every person owning any lot or parcel of land to cut and maintain all weeds, brush, and lawn grasses. Weeds cannot grow to a height in excess of 12 inches and grass cannot grow to a height in excess of 6 inches. The vegetation shall be maintained to the middle of the adjacent alley and to the edge of any adjacent sidewalks.