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Posted on: April 21, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Noxious Weed-Public Nuisance Notice




Be it noted that Section 224.2(F) PUBLIC NUISANCES AFFECTING HEALTH of the Village of Cottage Grove Code of Ordinances does hereby state:

(F) All noxious weeds, grass in excess of one foot in height and other rank growth of vegetation.

(1) Every person shall destroy all noxious weeds on all lands which he or she shall own, occupy or control. The terms “destroy” and “noxious weeds” are defined by S. 66.0407, Wisconsin Statute.

(2) Any grass in excess of one foot in height and/or other rank growth of vegetation as determined by the Weed Commissioner or his/her designee, shall be cut and brush removed upon the owner’s receipt of a written notice giving five (5) days to perform such work.

(3) The Weed Commissioner shall have the duties and responsibilities as outlined in S. 66.0407, Wisconsin Statutes, and shall further enforce the Village’s policy relating to noxious weeds as directed by the Village Board.

(4) Should any person fail to destroy all noxious weeds and or remove grass, rank growth of vegetation or brush as provided in this subsection, the Village may cause such work to be performed in the method deemed to be the most economical and the costs thereof charged to the property pursuant to S. 66.0407 Wisconsin Statutes.

Questions pertaining to this ordinance shall be directed to the Weed Commissioner at 839-5813.

JJ Larson,

Director of Public Works

Weed Commissioner

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