Section 11-254 Defense.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17384 on 07/15/2002, Section 11-254 read as follows.
(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, 9-1-01)