§ 92.43  ASSESSMENT OF COSTS.
   (A)   Upon the expiration of ten days after mailing or personally serving the notice required by § 92.42, and in the event that the owner, occupant, or agent in charge of the premises shall neglect or fail to comply with requirements of this subchapter, the Chief of Police, or the Chief’s designated representative, shall cause to be cut, destroyed, and/or removed, all such weeds and abate the nuisance created thereby at any time during the current calendar year.
   (B)   The Chief of Police, or the Chief’s designated representative, shall give notice to the owner, occupant, or agent in charge of the premises by certified, return receipt requested mail or personal service of the cost of abatement of the nuisance.  The notice shall state that payment of the costs is due and payable within 30 days following mailing or personally serving the notice.
   (C)   If the costs of removal or abatement remain unpaid after 30 days following service of notice, a record of the costs of cutting and destruction and/or removal shall be certified to the City.  Any and all costs incurred by the City in the abatement of a weed violation under the provisions of this section shall be assessed against each lot or piece of ground chargeable therewith, as a special assessment or lien as provided by law.
(‘63 Code, § 9-1-3)  (Ord. 94-24, passed 4-18-94; Am. Ord. 01-22, passed 4-2-01; Am. Ord. 09-12, passed 4-20-09)