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TALL GRASS/WEED ORDINANCE

Please keep your yards mowed.  It is a violation of the City Code to have any plants, grass or weeds growing uncultivated and out of control with a height of 8 inches or more.  Five days is allowed following a mailed notice to eliminate the violations.  Otherwise the city will mow it and assess cost against the property for collection in the same manner as property tax.  An administrative fee of $25 will also be added.

 

SNOW REMOVAL ORDINANCE

Please keep your sidewalks clear of snow and ice.  You have 12 hours after it has stopped snowing to get your sidewalks clean.  If you are found in violation you have 24 hours to get it cleaned up or the city will do it for you at a cost of at least of $35.00 per hour plus a $25 administrative fee.

SMOKE-FREE, NICOTINE-FREE AND TOBACCO-FREE PARKS AND TRAILS

With a goal to be the healthiest city in the state and a vision to be the best place in Iowa to raise a family, the City of Marion has made the commitment to smoke-free, nicotine-free and tobacco-free parks and trails.

Effective, August 1, 2015 smoking or the use of tobacco, nicotine products, and vaporizers will not be allowed in City parks or trails. Violators will be subject to a $50 fine.