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Upon failure of the owner or person in control of the property in violation to comply with the notice within the period of time stipulated, the Safety and Service Director shall give notice to the Sewer Maintenance Department if the building or structure is open and unsecured, to proceed with any requirements to secure sewer connections. Upon the completion of such labor, the Supervisor of Sewer Maintenance shall determine all costs associated thereof, including registration fees, with labor charges incurred at $150 per hour; provided however there shall be a minimum fee of not less than $100. In the event the city is required to employ outside services for the abatement work, the fee shall be the actual costs of the contract plus 15% for administration charges. The total labor costs and registration fee shall be forwarded by the Safety and Service Director to the Auditor of the city, who shall make a return in writing to the County Auditor of such total charge which shall be entered upon the tax duplicate of the county and be allocated onto the taxes in accordance with R.C. § 731.54.
(1982 Code, § 165.10) (Ord. 2013-10, passed 2-10-2014; Ord. 2017-04, passed 8-14-2017)