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(a) Whenever the Building Inspector suspects the existence of a public nuisance as defined in Section 1331.01(a), in the Municipality, he shall promptly cause to be inspected the premises on which he suspects such public nuisance exists. Should the aforesaid Building Inspector find that a public nuisance does exist, he shall promptly notify the Fire Chief. Whereupon the Fire Chief and the Building Inspector shall cause to be inspected the premises on which it is suspected such public nuisance exists. Written reports of this inspection and of their findings with respect to the existence of such public nuisance shall be filed by the Building Inspector with the Clerk.
(b) Should the aforesaid officials or their duly authorized agents concur that a public nuisance exists, it shall be the duty of the Building Inspector to cause photographs of such nuisances to be made and to file in the office of the Clerk the written reports of the findings of the aforesaid officials or their agents. The Building Inspector shall cause a written notice to be served on such owner stating the findings with respect to the existence of a public nuisance and stating that unless the owner or owners thereof shall cause the abatement of the public nuisance by removal of the building or structure, the same will be abated by the Municipality at the expense of such owner or owners. Such abatement shall start within fifteen days after service of the notice and shall be completed within forty-five days or such additional time as the Building Inspector may deem necessary to complete the removal.
(Ord. 23-72. Passed 8-8-72.)