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A. Inspections: Whenever the Village Manager has reason to believe that a public nuisance exists, or has existed, within the Village, he shall cause an inspection to be made.
B. Summary Abatement:
(1) Notice To Owner: If the inspection officer shall determine that a public nuisance exists on private property and that there is great and immediate danger to the public health, safety, peace, morals or decency, the Village Manager may direct the Chief of Police, or any duly appointed enforcement officer, to serve a notice on the owner, in person or via certified mail. If the owner cannot be found, or the occupant or person causing, permitting or maintaining such nuisance, the Village Manager shall cause such officer to post a copy of the notice on the premises. Such notice shall direct the owner, occupant or person causing, permitting or maintaining such nuisance to abate or remove such nuisance within twenty four (24) hours and shall state that unless such nuisance is so abated, the Village will cause the same to be abated and will charge the cost thereof to the owner, occupant, or person causing, permitting or maintaining the same, as the case may be.
(2) Abatement By Village: If the nuisance is not abated within the time provided, or if the owner, occupant or person causing the nuisance cannot be found, the Director of Public Works, or some other Village official whom the Village Manager shall designate, shall cause the abatement or removal of such public nuisance.
C. Abatement By Court Action: If the inspection officer shall determine that a public nuisance exists on private premises but that the nature of such nuisance is not such as to threaten great and immediate danger to the public health, safety, peace, morals or decency, he shall file a summary report of his findings with the Village Manager, who shall cause an action to abate such nuisance to be commenced in the name of the Village. (Ord. 90-10-17)