Home Evaluation Tip
Combustible growth must be removed 10′ from the edge of any road or driveway, including grasses, weeds, or other combustible live and/or dead vegetation. Property owners are responsible for maintaining roadside vegetation, even in the public right-of-way.
How does driveway and roadside maintenance help you?
In Marin, there are several homes located within the wildland urban interface (WUI) with minimal road access points, or steep, narrow roads. Whether you live in the WUI or in town, properly maintaining vegetation near your driveway and along the roadsides abutting your property will improve the evacuation paths for you and your family and provide easier and safer access to first responders.
Maintenance is required year-round.
What do I do about it?
- Remove combustible growth from within 10′ from the edge of any road or driveway, including grass (over 4” in height), weeds, or other combustible live and/or dead vegetation.
- Sign up for Chipper Days for free vegetation removal.
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