Homeowners – Please be aware that you are responsible for grass in front of your homes along the roadways and sidewalks. A copy of the city code follows.
Taylor Mill, KY Code of Ordinances
§ 93.08 WEEDS, GRASS ALONG STREETS.
(A) As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings indicated:
“PERSON.” Any human being, or any combination or association thereof, in the form of a corporation, partnership, joint venture, unincorporated association, or otherwise.
(B) Nobody shall cause, permit, promote, allow, assist, aid, encourage or engage in the growth of any weeds or grass to a height in excess of six (6) inches, within one hundred fifty (150) feet of any road or street within the city.
(C) In the event of a violation of subsection (B), the following administrative remedies shall be available to the city in addition to any criminal remedies, either or both of which may be instituted and pursued by the city separately, jointly, simultaneously, concurrently, or consecutively:
(1) Notice of this section and the violation of this section and the opportunity for a procedural due process hearing in regard to the existence of a violation shall be mailed by the city to the owners of the real estate upon which the violation has occurred. The notice shall be mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested, according to the names and addresses of the owners indicated in the last deed recorded in the office of the Kenton County Court Clerk.
(2) The city may enter upon the real estate upon which a violation has occurred, and cause the violation to be eliminated:
(a) When within fourteen (14) days after the mailing of a notice described in subsection (1), the violation has not been eliminated; or a due process hearing has not been requested, or
(b) When the existence of the violation has been determined by the City Commission through a procedural due process hearing and the violation has not been eliminated within fourteen (14) days after the hearing.
(3) In the event the city must enter upon the real estate to abate a violation, the owners of real estate shall be jointly and severally liable to the city for the reasonable cost of abatement. As security for payment, the city shall have a lien upon the real estate described herein.
(Ord. 1 (1-3-90), passed 3-8-90)