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Urban Grass & Weeds

All properties within the Township of Huron Kinloss must be maintained to certain standards. The Urban Area Weed and Grass Cutting By-Law 2003-40 states grass and weeds must be cut whenever growth exceeds 20cm in height.

If a property is noticed in contravention, a registered letter will be sent with a compliance date noted. If compliance is not reached, the Township of Huron Kinloss will ensure the property conforms at the property owner(s) expense.

If you are aware of properties in violation to this by-law please contact the By-Law Enforcement Officer at 519-395-3844

Noxious Weeds:

Landowners are advised that pursuant to the Weed Control Act, 1990, noxious weeds growing on their property must be destroyed. Noxious weeds not destroyed by the landowner can be destroyed by the township with the related costs being billed to the landowner. The Weed Inspector for Bruce County is Ken Goldsmith who can be reached at 519-534-2092 ext. 107.

Ontario listed Giant Hogweed as a provincially noxious weed under the Weed Control Act in 2010 and it has become a problem in the Township of Huron Kinloss. Please see the related information sheets and pictures of this plant before coming into contact with giant hogweed.


Heather Falconer

By-Law Enforcement Officer
519-395-3735 x131

Contact Us

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax: 519-395-4107
Email: info@huronkinloss.com
21 Queen St., Ripley ON N0G 2R0

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