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A. Property Owner Responsibility: It shall be the duty of the owner of any lot, building, or premises whereon any nuisance exists, or the lessee, manager, or person in charge thereof, to remove, abate, or destroy any existing nuisance without delay.
B. Abatement By City; Cost A Lien:
1. In the event the owner of any lot, building, or premises, or the lessee, manager, or person in charge thereof, fails to remove, abate or destroy the nuisance without delay, the city may take immediate steps to abate said nuisance, remove the same, or destroy such nuisance, and charge the property owner, lessee, manager, or person in charge thereof with the reasonable charges incurred in the removal, abatement or destruction of the said nuisance.
2. The cost of such removal shall become a lien upon the property on which the nuisance existed.
C. Notice To Owner; Exception: The said property owner, lessee, manager or person in charge thereof shall be given reasonable notice to abate the nuisance unless the same constitutes an immediate threat to the health, safety or welfare of the citizens of, or the property within, the city.
(Ord. 206, 9-10-1984)