(a) Whenever the use, sale, furnishing, giving or possession of controlled substances or drug paraphernalia occurs on any property, the City Council may declare by resolution that the property, after notice to the owner, a public hearing and a recommendation from the appropriate committee, is a public nuisance.
(b) Notice of the public hearing shall be made to the owner and shall consist of personal service or mailing of a certified letter to the taxpayer of record, as indicated in the Building and Safety Inspection Division in the case of a rental unit, or the City Assessor’s office in the case of an owner occupied dwelling, and the receipt by the City of a return receipt card indicating the owner’s having received the notice. This notice to the owner shall occur at least seven calendar days prior to the date of public hearing.
(Ord. 3186, passed 11-11-1991)