City of Clairton, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Clairton 10-8-2013 by Ord. No. 1880. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 159.
Housing and health standards — See Ch. 217.
Trees — See Ch. 319.
Vacant structures and properties — See Ch. 324.
Vision obstructions at intersections — See Ch. 337, § 337-30.
The City hereby establishes a mandatory policy that any hedge, bush, shrub, or other vegetation not classified as a tree may not be taller than four feet in height in the front yard, and six feet in height in the side yard or backyard, and must not be within a right-of-way or a setback or extend over a property line. The vegetation must not create a visual hazard or a sight issue for vehicles or pedestrians.
This policy becomes effective as of the date of this chapter, meaning that all hedges and vegetation on property within City limits must come into compliance with this chapter as of the undersigned date.[1]
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Editor's Note: This reference is to the adoption date, 10-8-2013, that was undersigned on Ord. No. 1880.
Any violation of the above provisions shall subject the property owner to a fine of $50 for a first offense and $100 for each subsequent offense. Repeated offenses may subject the property owner to more serious penalties, at the discretion of the undersigned.[1]
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Editor's Note: "Undersigned" is in reference to Ord. No. 1880, a complete copy of which is on file in the City offices.