ATTENTION: City of Eagle River – Residents
Mowing Required. No person owning property within the City of Eagle River shall permit to grow or pollinate upon his / her premises any weeds or grasses which cause or produce hay fever in human beings, exhale unpleasant or noxious odors or conceal filthy deposits. In order to prevent such growth and pollination, it shall be the duty of every property owner to mow or to cause to be mowed upon his / her premises all grasses and weeds exceeding one foot in eight.
Mowing by City. The Weed Commissioner shall enforce this section and if any person shall fail to comply with this section, the commissioner shall, after 3 days’ written notice to the owner, cause the premises to be mowed and report the cost in writing to the clerk in the manner provided in Wis. Stats. § 66.98. Such charge shall be spread on the tax roll as a special tax to be collected in the same manner as other taxes unless such lands are exempt from taxation.
Thank you for your cooperation.