§ 93.41  NOTICE TO OWNER TO CUT NOXIOUS WEEDS, REMOVE LITTER; SERVICE.
   (A)   Upon written information that noxious weeds are growing on lands in the municipality and are about to spread or mature seeds, the City Manager shall cause a written notice to be served personally or by certified mail upon the owner, lessee, agent, or tenant having charge of such land, notifying him or her that noxious weeds are growing on such lands and that they must be cut and destroyed within five (5) days after service of such notice. If the owner, lessee, agent or tenant cannot be reasonably located, then it is sufficient service to post a copy of this notice in a conspicuous place in or about the structure, building, premises or property affected by such notice.
   (B)   Upon a finding by the City Manager that litter has been placed on lands in the municipality, has not been removed, and constitutes a detriment to public health, the City Manager shall cause a written notice to be served either personally or by certified mail upon the owner, lessee, agent, or tenant having charge of such land, notifying him or her that litter is on the land, and that it must be collected and removed within 15 days after the service of the notice. If the owner, lessee, agent or tenant cannot be reasonably located, then it is sufficient service to post a copy of this notice in a conspicuous place in or about the structure, building, premises or property affected by such notice.
   (C)   As used in this section and § 93.43, LITTER includes any garbage, waste, peelings of vegetables or fruits, rubbish, ashes, cans, bottles, wire, paper, cartons, boxes, parts of automobiles, wagons, furniture, glass, oil of an unsightly or unsanitary nature, or anything else of an unsightly or unsanitary nature.
   (D)   This section does not apply to land being used under a municipal building or construction permit or license, a municipal permit or license, or a conditional zoning permit or variance to operate a junkyard, scrap metal processing facility, or similar business, or a permit or license issued pursuant to R.C. Chapter 3734, §§ 4737.05 to 4737.12, or R.C. Chapter 6111.
(R.C. § 731.51)