Property Owners - Destroy Nuisance Weeds - Giant Hogweed
Giant Hogweed has been found in the Town of Halton Hills. This is a giant plant that looks like “Queen Anne’s Lace” but is Very Dangerous to handle. If you find it, please do not touch it with your bare hands and keep children away from it.
Community Standards By-law 2008-0138 No. Part 3, Section 3 Nuisance Weeds states ”Property Owners are required to destroy and remove all nuisance weeds and weed seeds on their land.” Giant Hogweed is considered to be a nuisance weed.
Information on Giant Hogweed removal methods and how to report a sighting can be found on http://www.invadingspecies.com/invaders/plants-terrestrial/giant-hogweed/