§ 10.40  ASSESSMENT.
   (a)   If any person fails to comply with the notice provided in § 10.39 of this Article VI within seven calendar days after service, or if no owner, occupant or agent can be found, the Environmental Health Manager, or designated employee, shall have such , yard waste, long grass or cut and removed or otherwise eradicated. A record showing the cost of such work attributable to each separate lot or parcel shall be delivered to the City Clerk. On or before October 1 of each year, the amount so charged, including the administrative and inspection charges due under subsections (b) and (c) below, together with interest thereon at the maximum lawful rate permitted under M.S. Chapter 429, as it may be amended from time to time, against said lot or parcel of land, together with a description of the premises and the name of the supposed owner, shall be certified to the County Auditor and shall be collected in the same manner as taxes or special assessments against said premises. The charge shall be a perpetual lien on the premises until paid.
   (b)   The administrative assessment charge as set forth in City Code Appendix A.
   (c)   An inspection charge, as set forth in City Code Appendix A, shall be due upon the mailing of the city invoice to the property owner.
(1958 Code, § 163.08(4))  (Ord. 208, passed 10-15-1959; Ord. 63-23, passed 7-1-1963; Ord. 81-18, passed 5-4-1981; Ord. 2009-3, passed 2-2-2009; Ord. 2015-15, passed 5-18-2015; Ord. 2016-24, passed 10-24-2016; Ord. 2019-26, passed 5-20-2019; Ord. 2020-40, passed 11-23-2020)