Property Maintenance Standards

Lawn Maintenance
Grass, weeds, and brush must be maintained under ten inches in height for all properties within the city limits.

Grass, weeds, and brush more than ten inches in height constitute a nuisance because they are unsightly and unkempt, provide a hiding place for vermin, and are frequently used as a dumping ground for trash.

A property owner who does not maintain the lawn in accord with the above standards may be charged with a blight violation. Blight violation citations are administered by the city's Administrative Hearings Bureau.
Administrative Hearings Bureau
Department of Public Services
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