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(A) The city may, pursuant to KRS 65.8835, possess a lien on property owned by the person found by a final, non-appealable order of the Board or by a final judgment of a court of law if the Board's decision has been appealed, to have committed a violation, for all fines assessed forthe violation and for all charges and fees incurred by the city in connection with the enforcement.
(B) The lien shall be recorded in the Office of the County Clerk. The lien shall be notice to all persons from the time of its recording and shall bear interest until paid. The lien shall continue for ten years following the date of the nonappealable final order or final court judgment. The lien may be recorded in the office of the County Clerk.
(C) Subject to § 41.16, the lien shall take precedence over all other liens, except state, county, school board, and city taxes, and may be enforced by judicial proceedings, including a foreclosure action.
(D) In addition to the remedy prescribed in division (A) of this section, the person found to have committed the violation shall be personally responsible for the amount of all civil fines assessed for the violation and for all charges, fees and abatement costs incurred by the city in connection with the enforcement of the ordinance. The city may bring a civil action against the person and shall have the same remedies as provided for the recovery of a debt.
(Ord. 2016-14, passed 1-9-17)