1458.03   SERVICE OF NOTIFICATION.
   (a)   Proper service of the notification provided in Section 1458.02(b) shall be in a manner provided for the service of summons in a civil action in the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure, given to the owner, agent or person in control of the building or structure or portion thereof written notice stating the defects thereof. This notice shall require the owner within a stated time either to complete specified repairs or improvements or to demolish and remove the building or structure or portion thereof.
   (b)   If the person to whom the notice and order is addressed cannot be found within the County after diligent search then the notice set forth in this subsection (b) shall be used instead of the notice provisions in subsection (a) above.  If the person to whom the notice and order is addressed cannot be found within the County after diligent search then the notice and order shall be sent by registered mail to the last known address of the person and a copy of the notice shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises to which it relates. The mailing and posting shall be deemed legal service of the notice.
   (c)   The notice shall require the owner of the building, structure or portion thereof which had been reported and found to be unsafe to complete the repairs or improvements specified in the notice or to demolish and remove the building or structure or portion thereof.
(Ord. 2013-O-07.  Passed 2-26-13.)