§ 98.02  NOTICE AND ABATEMENT OF CONDITIONS.
   (A)   Upon a determination that unmaintained yard/property conditions as described in this chapter exist, the Town Clerk/Manager or designee shall provide notification in writing to the responsible party having control of the premises, as described herein, and shall order the prompt abatement thereof within ten days of receipt of the written notice.
   (B)   If the responsible party, after having been ordered to abate the unmaintained yard/property conditions as described in this chapter, fails, neglects or refuses to abate or remove the conditions within ten days from receipt of the order, the Town Clerk/Manager or designee shall cause the condition to be removed or otherwise remedied by having employees of the town or a private contractor hired by the town to go upon such premises and remove or otherwise abate the nuisance under the supervision of an officer or employee designated by the Town Clerk/Manager. Nothing in this order shall prohibit the town from obtaining an  appropriate equitable remedy, injunction or order of abatement, or electing any other remedy allowed by G.S. § 160A-175.
   (C)   Any responsible party who has been ordered to abate an unmaintained yard/property condition may within the time allowed by this chapter request in writing that the town remove or abate the conditions, the cost of which shall be paid by the person making the written request.
(Ord. passed 6-9-2008; Ord. passed 12-8-2008)