If the creditor fails to remedy the violation within the stated period, the city may issue a citation and impose penalties against the creditor for violation of any ordinance regulating a nuisance; and the city is hereby empowered to enter upon the private property to abate the nuisance, keeping an account of the expense, including, but not limited to, the labor and materials, of the abatement; and the expense shall be charged to and paid by the creditor. The city shall possess a lien on property for all fines, penalties, charges, and fees imposed pursuant to this subchapter, which lien shall be superior to and have priority over all other liens on the property, except state, county, school board and city taxes.
(Ord. 2010-15, passed 11-18-10)