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Code Compliance Update: Overgrown Grass & Weeds


By Dayton Code Enforcement Officer Clint Atteberry

DAYTON - During spring and summer it can be hard to keep up with grass and weeds, but is of the utmost importance!

Tall grass and weeds can make a corridor for vermin such as rats and mice to enter buildings. Fire is also a major concern when these areas become dry. A misplaced cigarette or a lightning strike can set off a fire that can impact the property owner and neighboring properties as well.

Being proactive by starting yard maintenance early, keeping a green yard and taking care of weeds is one way to keep neighborhoods safe.


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