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Notice to Property Owners to Destroy Noxious Weeds

Notice is hereby given to all persons in possession of land, in accordance with the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. W.5, Amended by: 2006, c. 32, Sched. C, Section 70, that unless noxious weeds growing on their lands within the Municipality of the Town of Fort Erie are destroyed by June 1, 2015 and throughout the season, as often as necessary, the Municipality may enter upon the said lands and have the weeds destroyed, charging the costs against the land, as set out in the Act.


For assistance in identifying noxious weeds, please visit,
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/noxious_weeds.htm


Please note that Purple Loosestrife, Dandelions, Burdock and Goldenrod are not considered noxious weeds within the Municipality of the Town of Fort Erie under the Weed Control Act; therefore, complaints concerning these weeds cannot be accepted.

Rates for Cutting Weeds 2015

Rates pursuant to By-law 16-2015

 

Item Unit Cost
Administrative Fee
Per Lot
$ 282.00
PLUS
   
Charge for Lot Size:
   
  • 0 - 7,500
Square Feet
$ 310.00
  • 7,501 - 15,000
Square Feet
$ 332.00
  • 15,001 - 30,000
Square Feet
$ 365.00
  • 30,001 - 1 Acre
Square Feet
$ 384.00
  • 1 - 1.5
Acres
$ 418.00
  • 1.5 - 2
Acres
$ 439.00
Each Additional Acre or Part
Acres
$ 332.00
Thereof - From 2 to 10 Acres
   
     
Each Additional Acre or Part
Acres
$ 327.00
Thereof - Over 10 Acres
   
     
Hand Cutting
Per hour
$ 266.00
Per Hour or Any Part Thereof
   
     
Spraying For Poison Ivy
 
Actual Contracted Costs

 

 

 

The co-operation of all citizens is earnestly solicited.

Complaints and questions can be directed to (905) 871-1600, ext. 2431