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Notice is hereby given to each person who owns, occupies, or controls land in the City of St. James to cut or spray all weeds and grass taller than 8 inches.
Noxious weeds and grass taller than 8 inches are considered a nuisance.
A warning will be given to all of those that are not in compliance with the ordinance.
The warning will allow the property owner 72 hours to comply. If a property owner fails to control weeds on their property, the city may cut the nuisance weeds or grass and invoice the owner for the service provided.
Any posted properties may be given a citation in the amount of $70.00 and if a city contractor mows the property, a fee of $50.00 plus tax will be charged. An administrative fee will be charged in addition to the mowing services. Any unpaid invoices will be assessed to the Real Estate Taxes for the parcel affected.
As per Chapter 10, Section 10.52 Subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.