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Weeds & Grass

REPORT TALL WEEDS AND GRASS

Call Code Enforcement @ 541-774-2016or
Submit the complaint electronically at this link.

Medford's Weed and Grass ordinance states that it is “unlawful and a public nuisance for any owner or occupant of real property in Medford to allow grass, weeds, brush, or bushes, or any like vegetation, over a height of ten inches to remain upon such real property during the period May 1 to September 30 in any calendar year, or at any other time prior to May 1 if the Fire Chief determines that such growth constitutes a fire hazard. For the purposes of this section, any dead or dried grass/weeds/brush/bushes/vegetation over the height of 10 inches is a fire hazard.”
 
For exceptions, guidelines, and enforcement, refer to the Medford Municipal Code:
  • 7.410 Uncontrolled Weeds and Grass: Purpose and Scope
  • 7.420 Definitions
  • 7.430 Nuisance Described; Offense Punishable
  • 7.440 Notice and Abatement Proceedings
Additional Department Information

Fire and Life Safety Department Contacts

Medford Fire-Rescue Fire & Life Safety Division
200 South Ivy Street, Room #180
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2300
Fax: (541) 774-2514
Contact: Interim Fire Marshal Chase Browning
Email:
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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