(A)   Whenever the Building Inspector, the Fire Official, the Health Official, or the Governing Body shall be of the opinion that any building or structure in the municipality is an unsafe building, he or she shall file a written statement to this effect with the City Clerk. The Clerk shall thereupon cause the property to be posted accordingly, and shall file a copy of the determination in the office of the County Register of Deeds, and shall serve written notice upon the owner thereof, and upon the occupant thereof, if any, by certified mail or by personal service. Such notice shall state that the building has been declared to be in an unsafe condition; and that the dangerous condition must be removed or remedied by repairing or altering the building or by demolishing it; and that the condition must be remedied within 60 days from the date of receipt.
   (B)   Such notice may be in the following terms:
   "To: __________________________________ (owner-occupant of premises) of the premises known and described as _________________________________.
   "You are hereby notified that ______________________________ (describe building) on the premises above mentioned has been determined to be an unsafe building and a nuisance after inspection by ______________________________________________. The causes for this decision are __________________ (here insert the facts as to the dangerous condition).
   "You must remedy this condition or demolish the building within 60 days from the date of receipt of this notice or the municipality will proceed to do so. Appeal of this determination may be made to the Governing Body, acting as the Board of Appeals, by filing with the City Clerk within ten days from the date of receipt of this notice a request for a hearing."
   (C)   If the person receiving the notice has not complied therewith or taken an appeal from the determination of the officer or employee finding that a dangerous building exists within ten days from the time when this notice is served upon such person by personal service or certified mail, the Building Inspector may, upon orders of the Governing Body, proceed to remedy the condition or demolish the unsafe building. 
(1990 Code, § 9-403)
Statutory reference:
   Related state law provisions, see Neb. 18-1720, 18-1722, 18-1722.01