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317.18 Order for destruction on roads.

The board of supervisors may order all noxious weeds, within the right-of-way of all county trunk and local county roads to be cut, burned or otherwise controlled to prevent seed production, either upon its own motion or upon receipt of written notice requesting the action from any residents of the township in which the roads are located, or any person regularly using the roads. The order shall be consistent with the county integrated roadside vegetation management plan, if the county has adopted such a plan, and the order shall define the roads along which noxious weeds are required to be cut, burned or otherwise controlled and shall require the weeds to be cut, burned or otherwise controlled within fifteen days after the publication of the order in the official newspapers of the county or as prescribed in the county's integrated roadside vegetation management plan. The order shall provide that spraying for control of noxious weeds shall be limited to those circumstances when it is not practical to mow or otherwise control the weeds.

Section History: Early form

[C39, § 4829.18; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 317.18]

Section History: Recent form

83 Acts, ch 123, § 122, 209; 85 Acts, ch 171, §5; 89 Acts, ch 246, §10

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