[Adopted 9-11-1951 by Ord. No. 365]
[Amended 2-23-2011 by Ord. No. 03-2011]
The owner or tenant of lands lying within the Borough of Atlantic Highlands shall keep all brush, hedges and other plant life growing within 10 feet of any roadway, cut to a height of not more than 2 1/2 feet, where it shall be necessary and expedient for the preservation of the public safety, within 10 days after notice to cut the same.
In the event the owner or tenant shall refuse or neglect to cut the same within 10 days after notice to said owner or tenant, said brush, hedges and other plant life may be cut under the direction of the Street Department of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands.
The cost of cutting the said brush, hedges and other plant life by the Street Department of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands shall be certified by said Department to the Mayor and Council and after examination said cost shall be charged against said lands and shall become a lien upon such lands and be added to and become and form part of the taxes next to be assessed and levied upon such lands and shall bear interest at the rate of other taxes, and collected and enforced in the same manner.