The town bylaw below requires that all corner lots have hedges no higher than 3' above the ground. Please help protect children, friends and neighbors by keeping your hedges trimmed!
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Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 127.
Height restrictions; notice and enforcement.
In order to preserve and promote the safety of the public, hedge or shrub or other growth on the corner lot or curb obstructing the view of motorists and situated within 15 feet of a public street, or curb- or side line thereof, shall not be permitted by the owner or occupant of the premises to exceed the height of three feet above road grade; any and all trees within said fifteen-foot area (shade trees are to be subject to the provisions of MGL c. 87, § 3) shall have limbs trimmed to the height of six feet above road grade, including that any growth overhanging public walkways shall also be trimmed to the property line at the owner's expense.
[Amended 4-2-1985 ATM by Art. 27, approved 8-12-1985]
The Department of Public Works (DPW) shall notify the owner of the property of a violation of this chapter by certified mail. If the violation shall not have been cured within 15 days of the date of mailing of the notice, the DPW shall have the right to enter upon the property and correct such violation.
[Added 8-29-1985 STM by Art. 4, approved 8-8-1986]