[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Munsey Park 8-10-1988 by L.L. No. 3-1988 (Sec. G120 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter is enacted to protect the Village from nuisances on property which may be detrimental to the health, safety and general welfare of the public.
The owners and occupants of all lots, plots and properties within the Village shall keep grass, brush and all other growth on such lots, plots and properties, except trees, shrubs, cultivated gardens and pachysandra, ivy and similar ground coverings, cut and trimmed to a height which is no greater than six inches on every part of such lots, plots and properties; and
Such lots, plots and properties shall be kept free from accumulations of trash, garbage, refuse and debris of all kinds.
If any such owner or occupant shall fail to comply with the provisions of this chapter, the Village, after giving such owner or occupant 10 days' written notice by certified mail to such owner or occupant's last known address in the Village, may cause such grass, brush, growth, trash, garbage, refuse or debris, and all other similar materials to be cut, trimmed or removed, with the total cost thereof to be assessed upon the real property upon which such grass, brush, growth, trash, garbage, refuse and debris are found, and such assessment shall constitute a lien and charge on the real property against which it is levied until paid or otherwise satisfied and discharged, and such assessment shall be collected by the Village Treasurer in the manner provided by the law for collection of delinquent taxes.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Penalties. Each day of continuance of an offense shall be considered a separate offense.