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(1) As used in sections 6.815 to 6.845, the term “obnoxious vegetation” includes:

(a) Weeds more than 10 inches high.

(b) Except agricultural crops that are not a fire hazard or a vision obstruction as defined in section 6.010(j), grass more than 10 inches high.

(c) Poison oak or poison ivy.

(d) Blackberry vines or vegetation that:

1. Is a fire hazard because it is near other combustibles;

2. Extends into a public way or a pathway frequented by children;

3. Extends across a property line; or

4. Is used for habitation by trespassers.

(e) Vegetation which is a vision obstruction as defined in section 6.010(j).

(2) Except as section 6.820 provides to the contrary, between June 15 and September 30 of each year no owner or person in charge of undeveloped property may allow obnoxious vegetation to be on the property or in the public way abutting the property. Obnoxious vegetation so located is a public nuisance.

(3) In accordance with sections 6.820 to 6.845:

(a) The city may abate the nuisance and

(b) The costs that the city incurs in the abatement plus a penalty may be charged against the owner or person in charge or against the property itself.

(Section 6.815, formerly Section 6.515 amended by Ordinance No. 17073, enacted May 20, 1974, Ordinance No. 18199, enacted May 31, 1978, Ordinance No. 19393, enacted July 28, 1986, effective January 28, 1987; and renumbered by Ordinance No. 19939, enacted November 17, 1993, effective December 17, 1993.)