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Weed Abatement

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Fire safety is a top priority at the City of Folsom. Dry, overgrown vegetation can create fire hazards, and the city requires private property owners to adopt proper weed abatement practices to help us keep Folsom fire safe. Weed abatement involves removing flammable vegetation and combustible growth and creating defensible space around structures on your property.

Weed Abatement Requirements

The weed abatement requirements for Folsom property owners are listed below. The requirements are outlined in the Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 320 - Clearance of Weeds, Brush and Vegetative Growth.

Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 321.1 Defensible Space Around Structures
Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 320.2 Extra Hazard
Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 320.3 Roadway Clearance
Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 320.4 Fuel Modification Plan in Fire Hazard Severity Zones
Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 320.5 Notice to Correct
Folsom Municipal Code, Chapter 3, Section 320.6 Abatement and Penalties
Map: City of Folsom Defensible Space and Vegetation Management Plan (Ladder Fuel)
Weed Abatement on City-Owned Properties