Weed Abatement

Weed Abatement Process

Working with your neighbor through education and cooperation will save time, money, and resources. Please see the Homeowner Resources section for ideas on how to get started both on your own home and as a community.


1. File a Weed Abatement complaint.
2. Verification of the complaint by the Auburn Fire Department and attempt to resolve.
3. 1st Initial Notice: Courtesy to property owners to abate weeds
4. Declaration of Nuisance Report to the City Council.
5. Verification by the Auburn Fire Department for compliance.
6. 2nd Notice: Notice to Destroy/Abate weeds
7. Order for Abatement & Public Hearing
8. Verification by the Auburn Fire Department for compliance.
9. 3rd Notice: Notice to Property Owner to Abate or City will perform abatement
10. Abatement of the property

11. Bill sent to property owner


Fuel Modification Standards & Requirements - Auburn Municipal Code