Belmont County, OH (WTRF) — The Martins Ferry Metropolis Council has handed a brand new metropolis ordinance tonight that would have an effect on you.
They are saying any house on the town that’s an “eye sore” as a consequence of unkempt lawns might quickly face new fines. This could possibly be something from litter to easily excessive grass in yards.
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They are saying beneath the outdated ordinance folks can be fined, however many instances– that nice can be left unpaid.
In that settlement there wasn’t plenty of chunk to the bark. This really provides us permission. We cite property house owners within the courtroom and we nice them for not cleansing up their property.
MAYOR JOHN DAVIES, MARTINS FERRY
Now– if the nice isn’t paid, you may be held accountable. That means– the town will are available, clear it for you, then invoice you for the work by way of a tax lien.
The town additionally needs to remind property house owners that there’s a metropolis ordinance that requires you to shovel and salt your sidewalks throughout this time of the yr.