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A. Declaration Of Nuisance: In addition to any other remedies and penalties provided for by this chapter, any condition caused or permitted to exist in violation of this chapter shall be considered a threat to the public health, safety, welfare and environment, and may be declared and deemed a nuisance by the Director or an authorized enforcement agent.
B. Abatement: Any condition deemed a nuisance by the Director or an authorized enforcement agent may be summarily abated and/or restored by the City and civil actions may be taken to abate, enjoin or otherwise compel the cessation of such nuisance.
C. Cost Borne By Owner: The cost of abatement and restoration shall be borne by the owner of the property or the permit holder for work done on the property, and shall be a lien upon and against the property and such lien shall continue until paid.
D. Payment Of Costs: The City shall seek from the violator, the payment of all costs of investigation, administrative overhead, out of pocket expenses, cost of administrative hearings, costs of suit and reasonable attorney fees for all administrative or civil proceedings for nuisance violations in which the City is the prevailing party, as authorized by State law. (Ord. 48-14, 12-16-2014, eff. 1-1-2015)