CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Sebring Police Department, located in Mahoning County, is reminding Ohioans to make sure that their loose lawn clippings stay in their yard and not in the roadway.
Police say the grass debris “can cause hazards to traffic and congest storm drains,” which could lead to flooding.
There is not a state-level law, but placing grass or leaves in the street is actually illegal in some communities, including Sebring. According to the Sebring Police Department, the village law states:
Refer to your local city ordinances to see if leaving grass in the road is illegal in your area.