UNCUT GRASS & WEEDS ALSO INCLUDES YOUR FRONT & BACK ALLEYS

The Town of Provost would like to remind all residents, home owners & businesses of the Unsightly Premises By-Law 04/2006 Section 3 which states “A Nuisance is any condition on or around Property that is untidy, unsightly, offensive, dangerous to health or which interferes with the use or enjoyment of other Property, and includes  3(a)“uncut grass or weeds on the property that are longer than 10cm”, 3(c)any litter, 3(d) smelly composts heaps, 3(e) any material that creates unpleasant odors, 3(g) wrecked or dismantled vehicles, or those that are unsightly and abandoned, unregistered or uninsured, 3(h) household furniture or other household goods, 3(i) automobile parts, 3(j) any material likely to attract pests, 3(l) any other materials, including building materials, tires, boxes, machines or machine parts.

The by-law enforcement officer will be taking close notice of premises that are unsightly. You may be given a notice to clean the premises up, and failing that you will be fined. If you have received letters in the past you will receive a fine immediately. Also be aware that you are responsible for the back alley and or boulevard in front of your property. Please pay particular attention to the way your property looks.

The Town of Provost is very proud to be partners with “Communities in Bloom” and would like to work with everyone in trying to have a beautiful and clean community, clear from weeds and unsightly properties.