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Legislation #: 200824 Introduction Date: 9/24/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Nuisances,” by repealing Section 48-30 and adopting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter which modifies the provisions on rank weeds and noxious plants.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/21/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/24/2020 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
9/30/2020 Hold On Agenda (10/14/2020)
10/14/2020 Hold On Agenda (10/21/2020)
10/21/2020 Hold On Agenda (10/28/2020)
10/28/2020 Hold On Agenda (12/2/2020)
12/2/2020 Hold On Agenda (1/6/2021)

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ORDINANCE NO. 200824

 

Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Nuisances,” by repealing Section 48-30 and adopting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter which modifies the provisions on rank weeds and noxious plants.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by repealing Section 48-30 entitled “Rank weeds and noxious plants” and enacting a new section to read as follows: 

 

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. Nevertheless, this subsection shall apply to all portions of land within 15 feet from any city roadways regardless of zoning or agricultural use.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Erik Zercher

Assistant City Attorney