It shall be a persuasive presumption that a property is a public nuisance if:
(a) The property has been raided by the police and controlled substances and/or drug paraphernalia have been found by the police;
(b) A letter, informing the owner that controlled substances and/or drug paraphernalia has been found by the police at the property, and of the potential consequences if a similar activity occurs at the property has been:
(1) Personally served on the owner;
(2) Sent by certified mail to the taxpayer or record, as indicated in the Building and Safety Inspection Division in the case of a rental dwelling, and a return receipt card has been received by the City; or
(3) Sent by certified mail to the taxpayer of record, as indicated by the City Assessor’s office in the case of an owner-occupied dwelling, and a return receipt card has been received by the City.
(c) The same property is raided by the police again within six months from the date of the first raid and controlled substances and/or drug paraphernalia is found in the raid by the police.
(Ord. 3186, passed 11-11-1991)