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IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 915 OF THE MAUMEE MUNICIPAL CODE, ANY PERSON OWNING OR HAVING CHARGE OF LAND WITHIN THE CITY OF MAUMEE, OH, SHALL KEEP THE GRASS CUT TO A HEIGHT NOT IN EXCESS OF EIGHT INCHES (8”).  THEY SHALL KEEP SAME FREE AND CLEAR FROM ALL NOXIOUS WEEDS AND RANK VEGETATION ON SUCH LOTS OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY SAID OWNER TO PREVENT SUCH RANK GROWTH AND/OR THE MATURING OR SPREADING OF SEEDS OR POLLEN THERE FROM.

ANY PERSON OR ENTITY OWNING, OCCUPYING, OR HAVING CHARGE OF LAND ABUTTING UPON A PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY SHALL KEEP THE GRASS ON THE UNPAVED PORTIONS OF THE RIGHT OF WAY ABUTTING THE LAND CUT TO A HEIGHT NOT IN EXCESS OF EIGHT INCHES (8”) AND SHALL KEEP THE SAME FREE AND CLEAR FROM ALL NOXIOUS WEEDS AND RANK VEGETATION AS REQUIRED TO PREVENT SUCH RANK GROWTH AND/OR THE MATURING OR SPREADING OF SEEDS OR POLLEN THERE FROM…

ON UNDEVELOPED PROPERTY THAT IS NOT IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO DEVELOPED RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY, THE OWNER MAY SUBMIT A PLAN FOR THE CREATION OF A  “MANAGED NATURAL AREA” FOR APPROVAL TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICE OR HIS DESIGNEE. THE PLAN FOR THE “MANAGED NATURAL AREA” MAY INCLUDE GRASSES AND VEGETATION IN EXCESS OF THE HEIGHT LIMITATIONS OF THIS SECTION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH AREA SHALL NOT CONTAIN ANY RANK VEGETATION OR NOXIOUS WEEDS AS SET FORTH ABOVE.  A “MANAGED NATURAL AREA” MAY ONLY BE CREATED AND MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A PLAN SUBMITTED TO AND APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SERVICE OR HIS DESIGNEE…

IF COMPLIANCE IS NOT MADE WITH THIS NOTICE AND THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 915 OF THE MAUMEE MUNICIPAL CODE WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, THEN SUCH GRASS, WEEDS, AND OTHER VEGETATION WILL BE CUT BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF MAUMEE, AND THE COST AND EXPENSES THEREOF WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE RESPECTIVE LOTS OR LANDS.  VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISION OF CHAPTER 915 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE.

BY ORDER OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MAUMEE, OHIO.

PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICE
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