Title 4 Chapter 17

Title 4Utah Agricultural Code (Download: PDF | RTF | WordPerfect)
Chapter 17Utah Noxious Weed Act (Download: PDF | RTF | WordPerfect)
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Section 1 Short title.
Section 2 Definitions.
Section 3 Commissioner -- Functions, powers, and duties.
Section 3.5 Creation of State Weed Committee -- Membership -- Powers and duties -- Expenses.
Section 4 County Weed Control Board -- Appointment -- Composition -- Terms -- Removal -- Compensation.
Section 4.5 Commissioner may require county weed control board to justify failure to enforce provisions.
Section 5 County weed control board responsible for control of noxious weeds -- Cooperation with other county boards -- Authority to designate noxious weed -- Public hearing before removal of noxious weed from state list.
Section 6 Weed control supervisor -- Qualification -- Appointment -- Duties.
Section 7 Notice of noxious weeds to be published annually in county -- Notice to particular property owners to control noxious weeds -- Methods of prevention or control specified -- Failure to control noxious weeds considered public nuisance.
Section 8 Noxious weeds -- Failure to control after notice a nuisance -- Notice and hearing -- Control at county expense -- Owner liable for county costs -- Charges lien against property.
Section 8.5 Hearing before county weed control board -- Appeal of decision to the county legislative body -- Judicial review.
Section 10 Jurisdiction of state and local agencies to control weeds.
Section 11 County noxious weed control fund authorized.
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