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6.24.110. Department authority to clean and secure property upon responsible person's failure to comply

            (1)        If the responsible person(s) fail to clean and secure the property after a notice has been issued by the department pursuant to Sections 6.24.090(1) and 6.24.090(2), the department may, in addition to other legal action:

                        (a)        Undertake or cause the cutting, eradicating, and removing of weeds;

                        (b)        Undertake or cause the removing of cuttings or solid waste;

                        (c)        Undertake or cause the securing of any vacant structure(s);

                        (d)        Maintain or repair the deleterious object(s) or structure(s); or

                        (e)        Remove any deleterious object(s) or structure(s).

            (2)        The director, upon approved completion of the work, shall:

                        (a)        Prepare an itemized statement of all costs, including administrative expenses of cutting, eradicating, and removing of weeds or securing, maintaining, or removing any structure(s) on the property.

                        (b)        Mail a copy of an itemized statement of costs to the responsible person(s) demanding payment be made to the department or to the City Treasurer, within twenty (20) days of the date of mailing.  Notice to the owner shall be by registered mail to the property owner's last known address.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 97-12, Amended, 3/20/1997

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