903.06  SIDEWALK MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR.
   (a)   Every owner, agent or person having the control of any lot or land abutting a public sidewalk within the City shall keep the sidewalk abutting such premises in good repair and free from obstructions or nuisance.
   (b)   Upon complaint received by the Chief Building Official or his representative from any citizen of the City, or upon notice otherwise duly received by the Chief Building Official or his representative, that any sidewalk within the City is in need of repair, or is obstructed, or that a nuisance exists with respect to the condition of such sidewalk, the Chief Building Official or his representative shall require compliance with this section.
   (c)   The Chief Building Official or his representative shall notify, in writing, the owner, agent or person referred to in subsection (a) hereof, of the condition required to be corrected.  If the person so notified fails for thirty days after service of such notice to cause the sidewalk to be repaired, or the obstruction to be removed, or the nuisance to be abated, the Chief Building Official or his representative shall cause the sidewalk to be repaired, or the obstruction to be removed, or the nuisance to be abated, and charge the expense against the property owner.  If the property owner fails to pay the same within thirty days after notice of the amount of such expense, the Director of Finance shall certify the same to the Auditor of Lake County to be placed upon the tax duplicate and collected as other taxes are collected according to law.
(Ord. 2015-014.  Passed 3-10-15.)