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In all cases where a nuisance shall be found in any building or upon any ground or other premises used for the slaughtering or rendering, 24 hours notice shall be given in writing, signed by the Commissioner of the Department of Buildings, to the owner or occupant of such building or other premises, where he is known and can be found, to remove such nuisance. In case of his neglect or refusal to abate the same, in accordance with such notice, the Commissioner of the Department of Buildings is hereby authorized in his discretion to cause the same to be summarily abated in such manner as he may direct, and such person shall be chargeable with the expenses which may be incurred in the abatement or removal of such nuisance, to be collected by suit or otherwise, in addition to the fine and penalty provided for.
(Added Coun. J. 6-10-96, p. 23652; Amend Coun. J. 12-13-17, p. 63286, § 3)