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CITY OF NEW LISBON
Destruction of Noxious Weeds
This is a reminder that every person is required by law to destroy all noxious weeds on
lands in the City which he owns, occupies or controls. If the owner or occupant shall
neglect to destroy any weeds as required by such notice, then the Weed Commissioner
of the City shall give five days’ written notice by mail to the owner or occupant of any lands
upon which the weeds shall be growing to the effect that said Weed Commissioner, after
the expiration of the five-day period, will proceed to destroy or cause to be destroyed all
such weeds growing upon said lands and that the cost thereof will be assessed as a tax
upon the lands upon which such weeds are located. In case the owner or occupant shall
further neglect to comply within such five-day notice, then the Weed Commissioner
shall destroy such weeds or cause them to be destroyed in the manner deemed to be
the most economical method, and the expense thereof, including the cost of billing and
other necessary administrative expenses, shall be charge against such lots and be
collected as a special tax thereon. Noxious weeds shall include but not be limited
to the following:
Ambrosia artemisiifolis (common ragweed)
Ambrosia trifida (great ragweed)
Euphorbia esula (leafy spurge)
Lysimachia nummularia (creeping jenny)
Convolvulus arvensis (field bind weed)
Trapopogon dubius (goat’s beard)
Rhus radicans (poison ivy)
Cirsium vulgare (bull thistle)
Pastinaca sativa (wild parsnip)
Arctium (burdock)
Santhium strumarium (cocklebur)
Amaranthus retroflexus (pigweed)
Chenopodium album (common lambsquarter) Rumex crispus (curly dock)
Cannabis sativa (hemp)
Plantago lanceolate (English plantain)
Noxious grasses shall include but not be limited to the following:
Agrostis alba (redtop)
Sorghum halepense (Johnson)
Setaria (foxtail)
Noxious weeds are also the following plants and other rank growth:
Ragweed
Thistles
Smartweed
Dandelions (over 8 inches in height)
City Ordinance 308-5 Length and grasses
The Common Council finds that lawns, grasses and noxious weeds on nonagricultural
lots or parcels of land which exceed eight inches in length is declared to be a public
nuisance and should be abated.
City Ordinance 435-23 Grass Clippings
All grass clippings from lawn mowing or other sources shall not be allowed to blow upon
or accumulate in significant quantities upon any public street in the City of new Lisbon
where such grass clippings could wash into any storm sewer drainage inlet.
Lisa Vinz, City Clerk
City of New Lisbon
Pub. JCST: April 25, May 2, 2019
#3733673 WNAXLP

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