(A)    In addition to all other abatement and enforcement procedures provided by law, the Building Inspector of the city or any member of the Police Department of the city, upon observing any violation of this subchapter, or upon receiving a well-founded complaint, may issue a notice directed to the owner of the property on which the nuisance exists and to the occupant of the property, if the property is not owner-occupied, which notice shall contain the following:
      (1)   A description of the violation;
      (2)   A reasonable time limit for the abatement of the nuisance by the owner and/or occupant, which time shall not be less than 2 days, nor more than l0 days after service of the notice, unless the offense poses an immediate threat to the health, safety or welfare of residents of the city, in which event the notice may demand immediate abatement;
      (3)   A statement informing the owner and/or occupant (where circumstances warrant), that the nuisance is considered a great and immediate threat to the public health, safety, and welfare, and that unless the nuisance is abated in the timeframe referenced, the city may take immediate action itself to abate the nuisance; and
      (4)   A statement that failure to abate the nuisance within the time referenced may result in a complaint being filed by the city in the Circuit Court.
   (B)   Upon the failure of the recipient of the notice to abate the nuisance within the time specified, the city may proceed to abate in any and all manner allowable by law, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following:
      (1)   Seeking to impose a monetary penalty, as provided for in § 93.99, by instituting an ordinance enforcement action;
      (2)   Seeking to enjoin the continuation of the nuisance by the filing of a lawsuit in a court of competent jurisdiction; and/or
      (3)   Abating the nuisance itself where permitted by law or order of the court.
(Am. Ord. 2021-16, passed 4-12-2021)