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Overgrown Bushes, Shrubbery Encroaching Onto a Sidewalk or Roadway From Private Property
The property owner is responsible for maintaining bushes and shrubbery so that they do not grow over sidewalks and roadways which might cause a danger to the public. See Section 26-9(b)(5) of Chapter 26, Housing and Building and Maintenance Standards on the attached link for the Code reference.

To file a complaint regarding overgrown bushes or shrubbery encroaching onto the sidewalk or roadway from a private property, please see the topic entitled "HOUSING COMPLAINTS".

Find more information from the following link(s):
  • Chapter 26 - Housing and Building Maintenance Standards
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