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A. Service Of Notice: Upon the failure of the owner or the person in possession of such lot to destroy, to keep cut, or to properly cut the weeds and growths specified herein, the mayor or other authorized city officer shall cause to be served upon the owner, agent, or person in possession of such property a written notice to destroy or cut the vegetation designated.
B. Contents Of Notice: The notice to destroy or cut shall contain:
1. An order to destroy or cut the weeds and growths within a stated time which shall be reasonable under the circumstances.
2. The location of the weeds and growths.
3. A statement of actions necessary to destroy or properly cut the weeds and growths.
4. A warning that if the weeds and growths are not destroyed or properly cut, the city will destroy or cut the weeds and growths and assess the cost against such person.
C. Method Of Notice: The notice to destroy or cut shall be sent by certified mail, or it may be served according to any lawful means of service provided by the Iowa rules of civil procedure. Service may be completed by service upon either the owner of the property or the lawful occupant. (Ord. 2002-103, 8-13-2002)