8.12.090 Service of notice.
   A.   The notice to abate graffiti pursuant to Section 8.12.080 of this chapter shall be served upon the owner(s) of the affected premises, as such owner's name and address appears on the last equalized property tax assessment rolls of the county. If there is no known address for the owner, the notice shall be sent in care of the property address. The notice required by this chapter may be served in any one of the following manners:
      1.   By personal service on the owner, occupant or person in charge or control of the property;
      2.   By regular mail addressed to the owner at the last known address of the owner. If this address if unknown, the notice will be sent to the property address.
   B.   The notice shall be substantially in the following form:
      NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that you are required by law at your expense to remove or paint over the graffiti located on the property commonly known as ________________, Murrieta, California, which is visible to public view, within two days after the date of this notice; or, if you fail to do so, City employees or private contractors employed by the City will enter upon your property and abate the public nuisance by removal or painting over the graffiti. The cost of the abatement by the City employees or its private contractors will be assessed upon your property and such costs will constitute a lien upon the land until paid.
   All persons having any objection to, or interest in said matters are hereby notified to submit any objections or comments to the City Manager for the City of Murrieta or his/her designee within two days from the date of this notice. At the conclusion of this two-day period the City may proceed with the abatement of the graffiti inscribed on your property at your expense without further notice.
(Ord. 351 § 2, 2006: Ord. 18 § 1 (part), 1991: Ord. 3 § 1 (part), 1991: prior code § 11.80.050)