Tall Grass (formerly known as nuisance weeds) consists of hazardous vegetation, weeds, grass and uncared for vegetation growing to a height in excess of twelve inches (12”) on property located within the City limits.

On or before June 1st, the City will provide a complaint form on the City’s website, cityofredlodge.net and at City Hall for any resident of Red Lodge to file a Tall Grass complaint. The complaint must include the property location and owner if the owner’s name is known.  Complaints can be made anonymously.

For more information on the Tall Grass Ordinance, please click on Ordinance No. 939 or Codes below.

 

Tall Grass – Hazardous Vegetation ( fka. Nuisance Weeds)  –

CLICK HERE FOR TALL GRASS – HAZARDOUS VEGETATION (fka. Nuisance Weeds) COMPLAINT FORM

 

Noxious Weeds –

PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY REGARDING NOXIOUS WEEDS

Resources on how to identify and deal with noxious weeds:

Montana Noxious Weed Flipbook

Red Lodge has particular issues with a few of the weeds in the flipbook. Below are reports with more detailed information on each of these species:

Canada Thistle
Dalmatian Toadflax
Hoary Alyssum
Houndstongue
Leafy Spurge
Oxeye Daisy
Spotted Knapweed
Whitetop
Yellow Toadflax

Each noxious weed responds differently to treatment. Below is a reference chart prepared by the Natural Resources Conservation Service:

Noxious Weed Treatment Chart

There are many more resources available from the Natural Resources Conservation Service:

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/mt/technical/ecoscience/invasive/