§ 52.06  NOTICE TO REMOVE UNSIGHTLY MATTER.
   (A)   With the exception of § 52.05(C) above, any person, firm or corporation owning, occupying or controlling any real property, occupied or unoccupied, within the corporate limits of the city who fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter, shall be given ten-days’ notice by the City Secretary or other authorized officer or agent of the city to comply with the provisions of this chapter.
   (B)   The notice shall be in writing and may be served on the owner or person in control of the premises by:
      (1)   Delivery in person;
      (2)   United States certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the owner, occupant or person in control at his or her post office address; or
      (3)   Publication two times within ten consecutive days in an official newspaper of the city, if personal service may not be had as aforesaid.
   (C)   Failure of the owner, occupant or person in control of the premises to comply with this chapter within the ten-day time period after any such notice will constitute prima facie evidence of a violation thereof.
(2005 Code, § 3-4-6)