Noxious Weed Notice to the Property Owners in the City of Romulus

 

In accordance with P.A. #359 of 1941, as amended and Chapter 34, Section 34-47 thru 34-54, of the Romulus Code of Ordinances it shall be the duty of all owners of lands and all adjacent right-of-ways on which noxious weeds, brush or underbrush are found growing, to destroy the same to prevent such weeds from becoming a detriment to public health.

Notice is hereby given to the owner, agent or occupant, having control of any lot or parcel of land, in the City of Romulus that all noxious weeds, brush or underbrush found growing on any lot or parcel of land in said City of Romulus, Michigan must be cut or destroyed when any area of vegetation reaches eight inches in height and/or seed bearing stage.  All residential and subdivided lots shall be cut in its entirety. 

If any such owner, agent or occupant of such land shall refuse to destroy such noxious weeds or cause to be destroyed, it shall be the duty of the Noxious Weed Commissioner to enter upon such land and destroy such noxious weeds.

Subsequent cuttings will be done as often as necessary throughout the growing season, each time at the expense of the owner. If you received this notice outside of the regular scheduled cutting, you have five (5) days from the date of notice to comply with the Noxious Weed Ordinance or your grass will be cut at your expense.

Failure to comply with this ordinance shall make the owner of the lot or parcel of land liable for the cost of each cutting and a $200.00 administrative fee per lot or parcel for residential lots and $300.00 administrative fee per lot or parcel for commercial/industrial lots of land for each cutting in addition to a civil infraction fine of $100.00 for each violation, as well as postage and notification fees.

All refuse and debris on the given owners property will be removed by the City at the owner’s expense.

 The owner of such land shall pay any expense incurred in such destruction or the City shall have a lien against such land for such expenses.


City of Romulus 2017 Weed Cutting Schedule
Monday, May 15 - Friday, May 19, 2017
Monday, June 12 - Friday, June 16, 2017
Monday, June 26 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 17, 2017
Monday, August 7 - Friday, August 11, 2017
Monday, September 11 - Friday, September 15, 2017
Monday, October 9 - Friday, October 13, 2017

Subsequent cuttings may be done as often as necessary throughout the growing season, each time at the expense of the owner.