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Tall Grass

TALL GRASS ORDINANCE 80-11-2

Sec. I The growth of grass to a height in excess of 6 inches is declared a public nuisance.

Sec. II The growth of noxious weeds that are about to spread or matures is declared a public nuisance.

Sec. III Any person owning, renting, or having charge of land within the Village shall keep the grass thereon cut to a height not in excess of 6 inches.

Sec. IV Any person owning, renting, or having charge of land within the Village shall keep the land free and clear from all noxious weeds so as to prevent the spread or maturing of seeds.

Sec. V Whoever violates this ordinance is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be fined up to a maximum of $100.

Sec. VI Prosecution under this ordinance is a separate and independent action or remedy from the procedures provided by the Ohio Revised Code Section 731.51 et seq. relative to the power of the Village to remove noxious weeds at the expense of the property owner.

Ordinance passed on 3rd Reading on December 30, 1980 (All three readings passed unanimously)

**NOTE: This ordinance applies ONLY to residential properties within the village. Commercially-zoned or Industrial-zoned areas do not fall under this section.

 

ORDINANCE 06-05-1 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 92-8-3
TO SET RATES FOR MOWING AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, it has been determined that the Village is mowing quite a lot or residential properties at cost of time, equipment and employees, and

WHEREAS, the current Ordinance 92-8-3 does not offset these uses

THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Waynesfield, County of Auglaize, State of Ohio that the Ordinance 92-8-3 be amended as follows:

In Section 1: That the rates for mowing of residential properties I the Village of Waynesfield by Village employees are to be as follows:

Two hundred ($200.00) Dollars per hour per employee mowing plus Five ($5.00) Dollars per gallon of fuel used.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance be declared an emergency for the Health, Safety and Welfare of the Residents of the Village of Waynesfield and go into effect immediately.

 

VOTE:        Chiles    –    yes

Knox –     yes

Dulebohn –     yes

Edgington –     yes

Kaufman –     absent

Luma    –    yes

 

 

ORDINANCE 98-9-2 AN ORDINANCE TO ASSESS THE COST OF MOWING ON THE REAL ESTATE TAX DUPLICATE AND CERTIFYING TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR

WHEREAS, The Village of Waynesfield has done mowing on lots within the Village which are owned by various residents of the Village

WHEREAS, These bills for mowing have not been paid by the owners of these properties

SECTION I. THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the  Council of the Village of Waynesfield, County of Auglaize, State of Ohio that any and all mowing fees for properties which have not been paid to the Village of Waynesfield be assessed to the real estate tax duplicate and certified to the County Auditor.

SECTION II. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance be declared an emergency for the Health, Safety and Welfare of the residents of the Village of Waynesfield, and go into effect immediately.

VOTE:     Miller –                     yes

Dave Ewing –         yes

Doug Ewing –        yes

Chiles –                    yes

Knox –                      yes

Ridenour –              yes