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Legislation #: 050191 Introduction Date: 2/17/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Title: Amending Chapters 62 and 48, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-252, Rank weeds and noxious plants, and 48-30, Rank weeds and noxious plants, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/17/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/17/2005 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
2/23/2005 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
2/24/2005 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 050191

 

Amending Chapters 62 and 48, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-252, Rank weeds and noxious plants, and 48-30, Rank weeds and noxious plants, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapters 62 and 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Sections 62-252 and 48-30, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number to read as follows:

 Sec. 62-252. Rank Weeds and noxious plants. 

Grass ten inches or more in height, rank weeds and noxious plants, as defined by this article, allowed to stand at any season of the year upon any premise, lot, tract or parcel of land, or unpaved alley, or along the sidewalk, street or paved alley adjacent to such lot, tract or parcel of land, or along any right-of-way area adjoining such premise, lot, tract or parcel of land are hereby declared to constitute a nuisance. This subsection shall not apply to land zoned or used for agricultural use which is more than 150 feet distant from any occupied residential subdivision, lot, tract or parcel of land.

Sec. 48-30. Rank Weeds and noxious plants.

Grass ten inches or more in height, rank weeds and noxious plants, as defined by this article, allowed to stand at any season of the year upon any premise, lot, tract or parcel of land, or unpaved alley, or along the sidewalk, street or paved alley adjacent to such lot, tract or parcel of land, or along any right-of-way area adjoining such premise, lot, tract or parcel of land are hereby declared to constitute a nuisance. This subsection shall not apply to land zoned or used for agricultural use which is more than 150 feet distant from any occupied residential subdivision, lot, tract or parcel of land

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 Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Kathy K. Adams

Assistant City Attorney