[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fayetteville 4-24-1984 by L.L. No. 4-1984; amended in its entirety 9-22-2008 by L.L. No. 6-2008. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
No owner or occupant of any lot, yard or place within the Village shall permit at any time any growth, grass, weeds or other uncultivated vegetation in excess of six inches upon the premises owned or occupied by him as shall constitute a fire hazard by reason of being readily flammable or shall constitute a health menace to neighboring property owners or members of the public.
Every owner of any lot, yard or place within the Village is required to cut and remove therefrom all grass, weeds or other uncultivated vegetation in excess of six inches located thereon. As used in this section, the term "lot" shall mean a building lot designed to be occupied by one structure.
The Codes Enforcement Officer shall have the power to contract with an approved lawn mowing contractor to cut and remove any growth of weeds, grass or other uncultivated vegetation which the owner or occupant has neglected to cut and remove in default of any duty prescribed in § 92-1 or 92-2 of this chapter, and the expenses thereof shall be paid out of the municipal treasury on certificate of the Codes Enforcement Officer. Such costs plus 10% shall be assessed against the owner or occupant of a lot, yard or place or the owner of a lot and shall be collected in the manner provided by law.