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Lawn Cutting-Property Maintenance Code Requirements

All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of 10 inches. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens.

Premises shall be maintained. The lawn shall be MOWED ALL SEASON.  If not, you will be in violation of the International Property Maintenance Code-Section: 302 Exterior Property Areas – 302.4.  If you neglect or refuse to cut your grass after notification by an Egg Harbor City Code Enforcement Officer, Egg Harbor City will cut it for you and charge $300 as a lien on your property.

For any questions please contact the Code Enforcement Office at 609-965-1616.