Noxious Weeds

Information on Noxious Weeds in Summit County


Buffalo Mountain Metro District has Protective Covenants in Place

Pertaining to Controlling Noxious Weeds on Private Property.

See BMMD Rules and Regulations Article XV, 1500.02 Below.


Please Click on the Following Links for Information on Noxious Weeds and Summit County Info

Summit County Weeds

Noxious Weed Management Guide, Summit County

Summit County Website - Weed Control



.02 -  LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE:  All plans and specifications for landscaping within the Premises are subject to the District’s approval.  All landscaping, including but not limited to trees existing on each parcel within the Premises, shall be maintained in a neat, attractive and healthy condition.  The owner shall remove dead, dying, diseased, or insect-infested landscape materials, including all noxious weeds, as soon as possible but in any event within thirty (30) days of a written request by the Manager.  The District may require that removed landscape materials be replaced in accordance with the County Code and taking into account weather conditions affecting the planting of replacement landscaping, but replacement of any landscape materials shall be subject to the District’s prior written approval and applicable fire mitigation standards may dictate that removed landscape materials not be replaced.

a.   All lots within the District have (at a minimum) 10’ drainage and utility easements along the sides and rear lot lines.  No property owner shall excavate or fill, construct, place, plant, remove or replace any temporary or permanent improvement, structure, building or deep rooted shrub, plant or tree, in, on or under any part of such easements without the District’s prior approval.  The District may remove such improvements from such easements if required to fulfill the District’s service obligations and may charge the property owner time and material costs for removing such items from the easement.  Once required utility work is completed in the easement, landscape materials, trees, shrubs etc. will not be replanted in the easement.

b.   All landscaping, including berm installation, is additionally subject to Summit County’s prior approval.