Can I be ticketed by my township for not cleaning my lawn if I have been injured and am incapable of cleaning my lawn?

Oakfield township

Asked on September 28, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Michigan


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can be. Your obligation to make sure your lawn is clean--not to do it personally. You could hired a lawn service or local teen; family or friends could have helped you. Your injury does not absolve of your obligations--it just means you have to find some other way to get it down.

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