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Yard Maintenance

Property owners are required to maintain vegetation on both the private property and the city right of way, including mowing grass, edging sidewalks and curbs, and trimming hedges and trees, according to specific criteria outlined in the City code.

The law requires that the property owner be notified of violation conditions and given a reasonable time to comply. If the owner fails to bring the property into compliance, the property is referred to the City's Sanitation Department whose crews mow, trim, edge and clear rubbish from the property.

The costs of these activities are charged as a special assessment to the property owner.

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