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City of Napa Fire Department
Friday May 14th, 2010 :: 02:54 p.m. PDT
Advisory

Enforcement of Napa City Weed Abatement Code begins June 1st. Grass/weeds must be cut. More information found here>

June 1st is the date that enforcement of the City of Napa’s Weed Abatement Code begins. City of Napa Municipal Code 8.24 (http://qcode.us/codes/napa/) states the following:
Chapter 8.24 WEED AND RUBBISH ABATEMENT
The following are declared to be public nuisances within the corporate limits of the city and it shall be the responsibility of the owner, occupant, agent or person having charge of the property, upon which such nuisances exist, to abate such nuisances at his or her own expense whenever they may exist:
A. All weeds, thistles, rank grass, brush, berry vines and dead or dying trees located on private property (including sidewalk area), streets and alleys;
B. All rubbish, trash, inoperative and/or abandoned vehicles, and all other such accumulations that contribute to the fuel load or hinder the clearing of properties or delay fire fighting operations (including alleys and sidewalks).
(Rev. Code 1954, § 7401; Ord. 2082, § 20, 1972; Ord. 2303, 1974; Ord. 3008, § 1, 1986; Ord. 4303 § 1, 1992)
Vegetation removal shall be accomplished by June 1st of every year.
(Rev. Code 1954, § 7401; Ord. 1301, 1957; Ord. 1558, 1962; Ord. 3008, § 2, 1986; Ord. 4303 § 1, 1992)
The period of enforcement runs from June 1st until Cal Fire declares an end to the Wildfire Season. This is typically November 1st or after significant rainfall. During this period, all of the items listed in the code must be cleared or an Administration Citation will be issued.
For questions or to file a complaint please call the City of Napa Weed Abatement Hotline at 707-257-9275

Address/Location
City of Napa Fire Department
1600 1st St
Napa, CA 94559

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-257-9590

Patrick Young
Fire Prevention Division
pyoung@cityofnapa.org
707-257-9590

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