Section 11-254 Defense.

     (a)     It is an affirmative defense that the defendant did not have the legal right to control the location where a violation of this division occurred.

    (b)    It is an affirmative defense that the growth of weeds was for agricultural purposes, provided that a fifteen foot wide, weed-free buffer was maintained on the perimeter of the property wherever the property adjoins property used for residential or commercial purposes.

    (c)    It is an affirmative defense that the growth of weeds was part of a federal or state agricultural or conservation program.

(Code 1964, § 10.6060; Ord. No. 16982, § 1, 8-6 -01; Ord. No. 17384, § 1, 7-15-02)


(Ord. 17384, Amended, 07/15/2002, Prior Text; 16982, Amended, 09/01/2001, Prior Text)