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(1) If the person notified to abate a nuisance neglects or fails to abate as directed, the city may perform the required action to abate, keeping an accurate account of the expense incurred.
(2) The itemized expense account shall be filed with the City Clerk who shall pay such expenses on behalf of the city.
(2013 Code, § 21-71)
(B) Collection of costs of abatement. The City Clerk shall mail a statement of the total expense incurred to the property owner who has failed to abide by the notice to abate a nuisance under this chapter. If the amount shown on the statement has not been paid within 30 days, the costs of the abatement shall be certified to the County Treasurer, and shall then be collected with and in the same manner as general property taxes pursuant to I.C.A. Ch. 384.
(2013 Code, § 21-72)
(Ord. 42, passed 8-14-1950; Ord. 12447, passed 4-11-1974; Ord. 14959, passed 3-13-2017)