The Fort Wayne Police Department shall issue a warning notification to the owner, commercial tenant, and/or operator advising said person(s) to contact the compliance officer to begin the process of working with the Fort Wayne Police Department to abate nuisances and avoid designation as a commercial chronic problem property. Such warning notification shall be sent within seven calendar days after the sixth valid complaint, citation and/or compliance letter/order is issued against the commercial business property. The warning notification shall be delivered by one of the following methods: (1) leaving a copy of the warning notification at the commercial business property address, followed by sending a copy through first class United States mail; or (2) sending the warning notification by certified mail, return receipt requested. In the case of a rental property, a copy of the warning notification shall also be delivered to the owner by personal service, electronically, or by first class United States mail if such notice was not already provided to the owner as outlined above.
(Ord. G-24-17, passed 10-10-17)