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  263.460.  Noxious weeds as public nuisance — action to enjoin nuisance, venue, parties, notice. — The existence or growth of noxious weeds in a noxious weed control area is hereby declared to be a public and common nuisance and the prosecuting attorney for each county declared a noxious weed control area may bring an action in the circuit court of the county to enjoin such nuisance.  The action shall be in the name of the state of Missouri and shall be tried as a suit in equity before the court, and shall be against all persons permitting or maintaining such nuisance.  The complaint in the action shall recite that fifteen days' advance notice of the action has been served upon the defendants thereto, and that the defendants have taken no suitable action to comply with the provisions of the law prior to the filing of the complaint.

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(L. 1992 H.B. 1199 § 6)

CROSS REFERENCE:

Nuisance abatement ordinances authorized for debris or noxious weeds on property, effect of failure to remove nuisance, penalty, 67.398


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