(a)   Should the nuisance not be abated at the expiration time stated in the notice or expiration of the time stated in the special building permit issued by the Building Commissioner or such additional time as the Hearing Board may grant, the Building Commissioner shall be authorized, at any time thereafter to enter upon the premises and the owner shall permit him entry to abate the nuisance by demolition and removal of the structure or by taking any other such action as may be required.
   (b)   In abating such nuisance, the Building Commissioner may call upon any department, division or bureau of the City for whatever assistance may be necessary; or may, by private contract, obtain the abatement thereof, and the cost of such private contract shall be paid from City funds specifically authorized by Council in order to abate such public nuisance.
   (c)   In abating such nuisance, the Building Commissioner may go to whatever extent necessary to complete the abatement of the same and the cost of the abatement action shall be recovered from the owner in the following procedure:
      (1)   The owner or owners shall be billed directly by certified mail for the cost of the abatement. The bill for the cost of the abatement shall be paid within sixty days after receipt of the bill.
      (2)   If costs are not so recovered, then the City shall cause the cost of the abatement to be levied as an assessment and recovered in accordance with Ohio R.C. 715.261.
         (Ord. 16-2012. Passed 9-7-12.)