Sec. 26-28.1. Definitions.
The following definitions shall apply to these words when used in this article:
(a) "Neglected property" shall include any property which contains weeds that violate the provisions of this article and whose owner/occupant has failed to cut the weeds after receiving notice from the city.
(b) "Owner" shall mean and include the owner or occupant of any parcel of real estate, including but not limited to any person in possession thereof having charge thereof as an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian or agent, and the beneficiary of any easement or right of use thereof.
(c) "Weeds" shall include any plant, grass or other vegetation (herbaceous or woody) over twelve (12) inches in height, excluding trees, ornamental shrubbery, vegetable and flower gardens purposefully planted and maintained by the property owner or occupant free of weed hazard or nuisance, cultivated crops, or undisturbed woodland not otherwise in violation. (Ord. No. O-94-113, 5-24-94, eff. 6-1-94; Ord. No. O-95-235, 8-8-95)
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