The responsibility for the control of noxious weeds is established by Chapter 317 of the Code of Iowa. The code further defines what a noxious weed is and the role of the County Weed Commissioner.


  Lee County, Iowa - Weed Commissioner

Lee County Noxious Weed Control

The control of noxious weeds in Lee County requires a cooperative effort of all property owners in the county. The Board of Supervisors and the County Weed Commissioner encourage all property owners to become familiar with the various species of noxious weeds in the state and take the necessary control measures, during the prime growing season, to control these weeds.

Code of Iowa
The responsibility for the control of noxious weeds is established by Chapter 317 of the Code of Iowa. The code further defines what a noxious weed is and the role of the County Weed Commissioner.

Chapter 317 of the code can be referenced by clicking here(enter 317 and click on the Submit button).

The code requires each property owner to control the noxious weeds that may be on their property (317.10).

Noxious weed Identification
In order to improve the identification of noxious weeds the following web sites are available for you reference.

Noxious Weeds of Iowa

Midwest Invasive Plant Network

Invasive Plants of the Future

Canada Thistle

Address:
 
933 Avenue H
Fort Madison, IA 52627

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Phone Number:
319-372-6557

FAX Number:
319-372-8200

Weed Commissioner:
Alicia Schiller-Holland

Weed Commissioner's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Weed Commissioner's office


Weed Commissioner's Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
 
             

Cannon located in Croton Park Memorial 

Horses grazing in a pasture in rural Lee County

Croton, Iowa sign

Lick Creek Unit - Shimek State Forest