§ 141.08  BILLING OF COSTS; NOTICE OF DELINQUENCY.
   (A)   Billing of chronic nuisance service costs. The City may bill all chronic nuisance service costs to the owner of the chronic nuisance property by sending a bill certified mail, return receipt requested, and first class mail to the address listed on the ad valorem tax roll. The bill must contain at least the following information:
      (1)   The address and parcel identification number of the chronic nuisance property;
      (2)   The date of each chronic nuisance service;
      (3)   A brief description of each chronic nuisance service;
      (4)   The total costs of each chronic nuisance service;
      (5)   A statement that the total amount of the bill must be paid to the City within 30 days from the date of the bill and that any chronic nuisance service cost which has not been paid within 30 days from the date of the bill is delinquent.
      (6)   A statement that any unpaid chronic nuisance service cost shall be a lien against the property.
   (B)   Notice of Delinquency. The property owner must pay the total amount of the bill to the City within 30 days from the date of the bill. Any chronic nuisance service cost which has not been paid within 30 days from the date of the bill is delinquent. If the property owner fails to pay the total amount of the bill within 30 days from the date of the bill, the City may notify the property owner of the delinquency. The City must send the notice of delinquency by certified mail, return receipt requested, and first class mail to the address listed on the ad valorem tax roll and the notice of delinquency must contain at least the following information:
      (1)   The address and parcel identification number of the property;
      (2)   The amount of the delinquent billings, specifying each chronic nuisance service cost and the total of all chronic nuisance service costs incurred;
      (3)   A statement that any unpaid chronic nuisance service costs shall be a lien against the property.
   (C)   Construction of Chronic Nuisance Service Cost. Chronic nuisance service costs must not include any amount attributable to general law enforcement activities or the general enforcement of municipal codes upon a property that has not been declared by the City to be a chronic nuisance and that has not received a chronic nuisance service order from a Hearing Officer.
(Ord. 9050, passed 5-3-16)