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Each year, information regarding the weed abatement program is included in water bills andmessaged to the public through various methods including social media and our website. Pleaseinspect your property and take whatever actions are necessary to bring your property intocompliance before it is inspected.Inspect your property frequently throughout the year. You are required to maintain your propertyper the ordinance #3681 throughout until the end of the fire season.• If the property is maintained properly and is in compliance when inspected by the City, ownerswill not be charged for the inspection.• If a property is not in compliance when inspected by the City, the owner will then receive areminder notice and a re-inspection will occur after a minimum of 2 weeks.• If a property remains uncorrected during the second inspection, the property owner will be issueda violation notice and charged for all costs related to the inspection and re- inspection of thatproperty.If you are maintaining your property to be in compliance, we thank you and appreciate your fireprevention efforts.
Property owners are responsible to maintain their properties to be in compliance at all times andinspections are conducted throughout the fire season.If a property is not in compliance when inspected by the City, the owner will then receive a noticeof violation and a re-inspection will occur after a minimum of 2 weeks.The violation notice that has been received should list any violation that was found on theproperty as well as a timeline for when the property is scheduled to beinspected again.
Property owners are required to correct all violations on the property as soon aspossible to avoid additional charges from the City.Because the property was not in compliance with the requirements of the City's Ordinance when itwas inspected for the second time, you are being charged for the Fire Department's costs related toall inspections of your property.If the violation(s) listed is/are not corrected prior to the next inspection, the City isauthorized to hire a contractor to abate the property at the property owner's expense, in additionto any other charges and all expenses related to the inspections of the property. Any unpaidcharges will be added to the property owner's tax bill as a lien onthe property.