6.16.020   NOTICE REQUIRING REMOVAL OF NOXIOUS GROWTH AND/OR REFUSE.
   .010   If and when it shall appear to the designated officer that noxious growth and/or refuse exist upon or are growing upon or have been placed upon or in front of any lot or private premises, in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter (or any other provision of this Code) the designated officer may, by appropriate written notice, direct the removal thereof and shall cause notices to be served upon the owner and concurrently posted upon or in front of such lot to the effect that such noxious growth and/or refuse must be removed within ten days from and after the date of such service and posting.
   Notice shall be in substantially the following form:
   NOTICE TO DESTROY NOXIOUS GROWTH
   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the date set forth below and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6.16 (Weed Abatement) of Title 6 (Public Health and Safety) of the Anaheim Municipal Code, the ________________ [insert title of designated officer] determined that “noxious growth” such as weeds, vines, grasses or brush are growing upon or have accumulated upon or exist on or in front of the premises situated in the City of Anaheim, known and designated as __[address]________ in said City, and more particularly described as ___________ ____ in violation of said chapter.  Said alleged violations consist of the following:
   ___________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ _________________________.
   NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the owner shall without delay remove such noxious growth; otherwise, if the owner shall fail to remove such noxious growth within ten (10) days after the date of this notice, such noxious growth will be removed, destroyed and abated by the City in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6.16 (Weed Abatement) of Title 6 (Public Health and Safety) of the Anaheim Municipal Code.  All costs of abatement including those for inspection, administration, destruction and removal will be assessed upon the premises from which, or in front of which, such noxious growth was removed, destroyed and abated, such costs will constitute a lien upon such premises until paid.
   NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the owner having any objections or protests to the proposed destruction of  noxious growth is hereby notified to file a written statement of such objections or protests, specifying the address or description of the property concerned, the reasons for objections, accompanied by any required fee or fees established by resolution of the City Council, and the name, address, phone number (if any), email address (if any), and status (owner, manager, lessee, tenant, or other) of the objector and any authorized representatives of the objector, which statement must be received by the City Clerk within five (5) calendar days of the date the written notice is served upon the owner.
   Dated: ____________
   CITY OF ANAHEIM
   By:   ____________________
      ____________________ [insert name and title of designated officer or his or her authorized representative]
   NOTICE TO REMOVE REFUSE
   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the date set forth below and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6.16 (Weed Abatement) of Title 6 (Public Health and Safety) of the Anaheim Municipal Code, the ________________ [insert title of designated officer] determined that "refuse", as defined in Chapter 6.16 (Weed Abatement) of Title 6 (Public Health and Safety) of the Anaheim Municipal Code, exists upon or has accumulated upon or has been left deposited or abandoned on or in front of the premises situated in the City of Anaheim, known and designated as __[address]_________ in said City, and more particularly described as ________________ in violation of said chapter.  Said alleged violations consist of the following:
   ___________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ _________________________.
   NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the owner shall without delay remove such refuse; otherwise, if the owner shall fail to remove such refuse within ten (10) days after the date of this notice, such refuse will be removed by the City in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 6.16 (Weed Abatement) of Title 6 (Public Health and Safety) of the Anaheim Municipal Code.  All costs of abatement including those for inspection, administration, destruction and removal will be assessed upon the premises from which or in front of which such refuse was removed or abated and such costs will constitute a lien upon such premises until paid.
   NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the owner having any objections or protests to the proposed removal of refuse is hereby notified to file a written statement of such objections or protests, specifying the address or description of the property concerned, the reasons for objections, accompanied by any required fee or fees established by resolution of the City Council, and the name, address, phone number (if any), email address (if any), and status (owner, manager, lessee, tenant, or other) of the objector and any authorized representatives of the objector, which statement must be received by the City Clerk within five (5) calendar days of the date of this notice.
   Dated: ___________
   CITY OF ANAHEIM
   By:   ____________________
      ____________________ [insert name and title of designated officer or his or her authorized representative]
Such notices shall be conspicuously posted on or in front of the lot on or in front of which the condition exists, as follows:
   .0101   One notice shall be posted on or in front of each separately owned lot or parcel;
   .0102   Not more than two notices shall be posted to any parcel of fifty to one hundred feet frontage;
   .0103   Notices shall be placed at intervals of not more than two hundred feet if the frontage of a parcel is greater than one hundred feet, with one notice for each two hundred feet of frontage.
   .020   The person effecting posting and service of any notice under this Section may memorialize the service by written declaration under penalty of perjury, declaring the date, time, and manner that service was made, and the date and place of posting, if applicable.  The declaration, along with any receipt card returned in acknowledgment of receipt by certified mail, shall be affixed to a copy of the notice and retained by the designated officer.
   .030   The failure of the owner to accept or receive notice by regular or certified mail shall not affect the power of the City or its officers or employees to proceed as provided in this chapter. Such notice shall be mailed not less than (10) ten days prior to the date set for performing the noxious growth and refuse abatement work. (Ord. 6430 § 1 (part); March 6, 2018.)