Summer Policies

BURNING PERMITS – City Ordinance 202-12
No person shall start or maintain any open burning without prior approval from the Fire Chief or designee.  Permits will be issued by the business office at the City of Oconto Falls.

WEEDS – City Ordinance 278-7 (B2)
All exterior property areas shall be kept free from noxious weeds as required by the Oconto Falls Code and Wisconsin Statutes.  Where required weed and grass cutting is not performed by the property owner, the Administrator – Clerk/Treasurer or designee shall perform said weed cutting and process the charge therefore as a special charge against the benefitted property.

DEBRIS – City Ordinance 278-7 (B3)
All exterior property areas shall be properly maintained in a clean and sanitary condition free from debris, rubbish or garbage, physical hazards, rodent harborage and infestation, and animal feces.  All animal feces shall be removed as required by this Code.

YARD AREAS – City Ordinance 278-7 (B6)
Yard areas of real estate shall not be permitted to deteriorate or remain in a condition that is not in accord with the following:  A) Yard areas shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition, free from any accumulation of combustible or noncombustible materials, debris, or refuse.  Orderly stacked firewood consisting of non-milled and non-sawed wood products in minimal quantities is permitted. B)  Yards shall not be used to store appliances, furnaces, hot-water heaters, water softeners, or building material not used within 10 days, or any unsightly bulk items.

Click on the ‘Ordinances’ link found underneath the Government Tab to see all of the City Ordinances in their entirety.