Posts Tagged ‘Overgrown Vegetation’

May a City Mow an Overgrown Lot without a Court Order?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Town of Manicure has been working hard to revitalize the historic neighborhood adjacent to downtown. As part of the effort to improve conditions in this and other neighborhoods, the town has been more vigilant in enforcing its overgrown lot ordinance, which prohibits property owners from allowing grass and weeds to grow above 18 inches […]

Voting Rules, Monuments, and Beehives: Miscellaneous Changes to Local Government Laws

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

It is an understatement to say that this year’s session of the General Assembly produced legislation of interest to local governments. ¬†Some of that legislation has been discussed by my colleagues elsewhere on Coates’ Canons. ¬†(See, for example, here, here, here, and here.) This blog post examines a handful of largely unrelated legislative changes that […]