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(A) (1) The Codes Enforcement Officer shall issue a notice and order of dangerous building, directed to the owner of the building.
(2) The notice and order shall contain the following information:
(a) The street address or legal description of the property sufficient to identify the premises upon which the building is located;
(b) A statement that the Codes Enforcement Officer has determined the building to be dangerous, and a brief description of the conditions found to render the building dangerous;
(c) A statement of whether the building must be repaired, vacated, or demolished, and a time within which the actions must be taken;
(d) A statement advising that if the required action is not taken, the Codes Enforcement Officer may proceed to have the work done, and that the costs of the action shall be a lien against the property; and
(e) A statement advising that any person having record title or holding a legal interest in the building may appeal the notice and order, by filing a notice of appeal with the Codes Enforcement Officer within 30 days from the date of service of the notice and order and that failure to appeal will constitute a waiver of all right to a hearing and determination of the matter.
(B) The notice and order, and any amended or supplemental notice and order, shall be served upon the owner and any occupants by either personal delivery or mailing a copy of the notice and order to the persons by certified mail, return receipt requested. The notice and order shall also be posted on the property. Service by certified mail shall be effective on the date of mailing. The failure of the person to receive the notice and order shall not affect the validity of any proceeding taken under this section.
(Ord. 002-2000, passed 8-30-1999)