(Amended by Ord. No. 121,900, Eff. 6/4/62.)
(a) Board to Notify Owner. Whenever the Board determines that any property located in, upon, over, or under any public street, public place, or public easement in this City must be temporarily or permanently relocated or removed for public safety, necessity, welfare, or convenience, in order that public works, improvements or landscaping may be installed, constructed, or erected along any such public street, public place, or public easement, the Board shall give written notice to the person owning, maintaining, or controlling such property to relocate or remove the same as the Board shall determine. Such notice shall describe the property to be removed or relocated with particularity.
Such written notices will be issued only for improvements, works, or landscaping done by this City or other governmental agency or instrumentality in a government capacity.
(b) Prosecution of Work. Within ten days after the giving of such notice, the work of relocating or removing the property designated in the notice shall be commenced and such work shall thereafter be diligently prosecuted to completion.
(c) Board May Complete Work and Recover Costs. In the event such person shall neglect, fail, or refuse, within ten days after the giving of such notice, to begin the work of relocating or removing the property designated in the notice, or shall fail to prosecute such work diligently to completion, the Board shall have the power to relocate or remove the property designated in the notice. The cost necessarily incurred by the Board in doing such work may be recovered by the City from such person.
(d) Remedies Cumulative. Punishment for violation of the penal provisions of this section shall be cumulative and in addition to the powers conferred herein on the Board. Enforcement of the penal provisions of this section shall not constitute a bar to the exercise by the Board of the powers conferred upon it by this section, nor shall the exercise by the Board of the powers conferred upon it by this section constitute a bar to a criminal prosecution for the violation of the penal provisions of this section.