(a) When the owner or occupant or both permit a nuisance to exist in violation of § 10.38 of this Article VI, the Environmental Health Manager, or designated employee, shall serve a notice on the owner, occupant or agent of the owner of such lot or parcel of land ordering such person to have such , yard waste or or long grass cut and removed, or removed within seven calendar days after the service of such notice; such notice shall also state that in the event of noncompliance, removal will be done by the city at the owner’s expense. The notice of the cost of abatement shall also inform the owner of the owner’s right to appeal the fee under § 1.17 of the city code.
(b) Such notice shall be deemed to be properly served if a copy thereof is:
(1) Delivered personally;
(2) Sent by first-class mail addressed to the person who is listed by the County Auditor as the owner of tax payer record. If the tax payer’s address is different than the address where the violation exists, then the notice shall also be mailed to the property address where the violation exists; or
(3) If the notice is returned showing that the letter was not delivered or the property is known to be vacant, a copy thereof shall be posted in a conspicuous place in or about the structure affected by such notice.
(1958 Code, § 163.08(3)) (Ord. 208, passed 10-15-1959; Ord. 63-23, passed 7-1-1963; Ord. 2008-15, passed 5-5-2008; Ord. 2009-3, passed 2-2-2009; Ord. 2012-2, passed 1-23-2012; Ord. 2015-15, passed 5-18-2015; Ord. 2016-24, passed 10-24-2016)