Noxious Weeds - Notice to Property Owners

Posted On Friday April 16, 2021

County of Wellington

NOTICE TO ALL PROPERTY OWNERS

Notice is hereby given to all persons in possession of any land or a lot in a registered plan of subdivision or on any lot not exceeding ten acres, in accordance with the Weed Control Act, Statutes of Ontario, 1990, Chapter W.5, Section 3, 13, 16, 18 and 23, that unless noxious weeds growing on their lands within the municipalities listed below are destroyed by June 1, 2021 and throughout the season, the municipality may then enter upon the said lands and have the weeds destroyed, charging the costs against the land, as set out in the Act.

This Notice is placed on behalf of the following County Municipalities:

  • Town of Erin
  • Town of Minto
  • Township of Centre Wellington
  • Township of Guelph Eramosa
  • Township of Mapleton
  • Township of Puslinch
  • Township of Wellington North 

THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE NOXIOUS WEEDS:

Common Barberry

Dodder spp.

Wild Parsnip

Cypress Spurge

Smooth Bedstraw

Dog Strangling Vine

Poison Hemlock

Leafy Spurge

European Buckthorn

Dog Strangling Vine-Black

Poison Ivy

Bull Thistle

Wild Chervil

Jointed Goatgrass

Ragweed spp.

Canada Thistle

Coltsfoot

Giant Hogweed

Tansy Ragwort

Serrated Tussock

Common Crupina

Knapweed spp.

Sow Thistle spp.

 

Woolly Cupgrass

Kudzu

 

 

Please visit our Weed Inspection page for more information and detailed descriptions of each noxious weed.


THE CO-OPERATION OF ALL CITIZENS IS EARNESTLY SOLICITED

Weed Inspectors:

Brad Carberry
226.962.4007
bradc@wellington.ca

Adam Buitendyk
226.962.3612
adamb@wellington.ca

Donna Bryce, County Clerk
County of Wellington
74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9
519.837.2600 x2520
donnab@wellington.ca

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