In a recent issue of The Beacher, a great article was written about the Village's efforts and success in creating the Grand Beach Nature Preserve. You can find the article here .
VILLAGE OF GRAND BEACH
NOTICE OF ORDINANCE NO. 2021-100
GRASS AND WEEDS
To property owners and occupants of land in the Village of Grand Beach, Berrien County, Michigan.
Notice is given that all weeds, brush and grass growing on any lands within 100 feet of the road right-of-way unless otherwise exempt pursuant to this article must be cut and maintained at a height not to exceed six inches and destroyed and removed to prevent such weeds, brush, and grass from going to seed, from becoming a fire hazard and/or creating a condition detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village.
Failure to comply with the notice and ordinance on or before May 1 shall make the property owner liable for the costs of cutting, destroying and removing the weeds, brush, and grass by the Village or its representatives or agents, and the costs may be levied and collected in the same manner as taxes are levied and collected, with the costs being a lien upon the land.
The Village may cut the weeds, brush and grass as often as necessary to achieve compliance with the ordinance and charge costs to the property owner.
Mary J. Robertson