This is Washington State's basic weed law
Includes the state Noxious Weed List, definitions and descriptions of region boundaries for Class B weeds, and the schedule of monetary penalties.
Describes the quarantine list maintained by the state Department of Agriculture. (The state law that calls for the creation and maintenance of the quarantine list is RCW 17.24.)
Classes of Noxious Weeds
Class A Weeds are non-native species with a limited distribution in Grant County and Washington State. Preventing new infestations and eradicating existing infestations is of the highest priority. Control of these species is required by law.Browse Weeds
Class B Weeds are non-native species that are presently limited to portions of Grant County. Preventing infestations of Class B Weeds is a high priority. In regions where a Class B species is already abundant, control is decided at the local level, with containment as the primary goal.Browse Weeds
Class C Weeds are other non-native weeds found in Grant County. Many of these species are widespread in the county. Long-term programs of suppression and control are expected for Class C Weeds.Browse Weeds