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(a) If, after service of notice of the Declaration of Public Health Nuisance, the property owner fails to arrange appropriate assessment and clean-up as pursuant to the rules and regulations, the City Manager or his designee is authorized to proceed in a prompt manner to initiate the on-site assessment and clean-up.
(b) If the City is unable to locate the property owner within fourteen (14) days of the Declaration of Public Health Nuisance, the City is authorized to proceed in a prompt manner to initiate the on-site assessment and clean-up.
(c) The City may abate the nuisance by removing the hazardous structure or building.
(d) The City shall be entitled to recover all costs of abatement of the public nuisance. The City may recover costs by civil action against the person or persons who own the property, through a collection agency, or by assessing such costs as a special tax against the property in the manner as taxes and special assessments are certified and collected pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code. (Ord. 78-13. Passed 7-22-13.)