(A)   If any owner of any building or structure fails, neglects or refuses to comply with notice by or on behalf of the municipality to repair, rehabilitate or demolish and remove a building or structure which is unsafe and a public nuisance, the municipality may proceed with the work specified in the notice to the property owner. A statement of the cost of such work shall be transmitted to the governing body.
   (B)   The governing body may:
      (1)   Levy the cost as a special assessment against the lot or real estate upon which the building or structure is located. Such special assessment shall be a lien on the real estate and shall be collected in the manner provided for special assessments; or
      (2)   Collect the cost from the owner of the building or structure and enforce the collection by civil action in any court of competent jurisdiction.
(1997 Code, § 9-406)  (Ord. 6-90, passed 12-11-1990)
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see Neb. RS 18-1720, 18-1722, 18-1722.01, 77-1725