927.41 Treatment of diseased trees.

Upon the purchase or rental of equipment and the purchase of supplies to combat a pest for which a quarantined area is established, the agents of the board of county commissioners, board of township trustees, or legislative authority of a municipal corporation may contact the owners of land in the quarantined area within the subdivision, to obtain permission to enter upon such lands to combat that pest. After obtaining such permission, such agents may enter upon such land and combat that pest as the owner agrees , and the board of county commissioners, board of township trustees, or legislative authority of the municipal corporation may charge fees for such efforts as will cover the actual costs of the efforts.

In the same manner, plants that are dead or dying from a pest may be removed or completely destroyed at the cost of the landowner.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953; 06-30-2006