Notice to Destroy Weeds and Undesirable Vegetation
Notice is hereby given to all owners or occupants in possession or control of lands, including railroad lands, within the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
You are hereby notified that all weeds, vines, brush, bushes, non-purposefully planted trees less than three inches in diameter, and all noxious weeds, as defined by the State Code (Chapter 317), or other growths, which constitutes a health, safety or fire hazard shall be cut or destroyed by May 1, and thereafter throughout the normal weed season which is May 1 through and including October 15, in accordance with Section 21.13 of the Municipal Code of the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The Ground Control Supervisor or the duly designated person(s) shall certify the cost and expenses as provided by law against the property to be paid as required by law and bill the costs plus a $75.00 administrative fee thereof to the property owner in possession or control of lands, including railroad lands, within the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In addition to the administrative fee, the costs and expenses to be assessed against the property for the cutting of, non-maintained grasses, destroying of weeds, vines, brush, or other growth by persons designated in this section shall be established by the following fee schedule:
Hand Mower per hour: $35.00
Small Mower (6’) per hour: $35.00
Medium Mower (10’) per hour: $45.00
Large Mower (15’) per hour: $45.00
Debris Removal per hour: $40.00
Note: All rates are 1-hour minimum.
If not paid within 30 days, these costs will be assessed to the property owners with an additional $35.00 special assessment-processing fee for each assessment.
To report a property that you believe is in violation of Section 21.13 of the Municipal Code of the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, please call 319-286-5802 or email email@example.com.
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