We are in a conservative area--HOWEVER!!! Grant Bergsma of Georgetown Township in Michigan, near Grand Rapids, was arrested and jailed for not maintaining his lawn. http://www.woodtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=8623102 He paid $200 in fines last year. Not sure how long the link will be available at local Channel 8. July 5 2008. "I think they need to take responsibility and abide by the rules and laws set in place, or otherwise be held accountable," the neighbor said. He paid to have it seeded twice, but it didn't take well. Seldom mows. Is in an area of nice family or retired homeowners. I am not sure about this--I am just glad I don't have to live next door to him. Nicer neighborhood than mine for sure.