Every owner or tenant of property shall periodically cut the grass and other vegetation commonly recognized as weeds on his property, and it shall be unlawful for any person to fail to comply with an order by the city recorder or chief of police to cut such vegetation when it has reached a height of over six (6) inches.

In the event the owner or tenant of said property has failed to comply with the order of the recorder or chief of police to cut such vegetation, then the City of Martin may order its employees to enter onto said property of the owner or tenant and cut such vegetation at the owner’s or tenant’s expense. (1978 Code, ยง 8-107, as amended by Ord. #89-06, June 1989, and Ord. #095-05, July 1995)