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(A) In addition to the other remedies of this chapter the city attorney is authorized to:
(1) Commence a civil action in the superior court to enforce all or any of the provisions of any abatement order;
(2) Commence a civil action, including seeking a receivership, to abate a public nuisance as an alternative to, or in conjunction with, an administrative proceeding pursuant to this chapter.
(B) In any civil action, administrative or special proceeding brought to abate a public nuisance, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover attorneys’‘ fees; provided, that attorneys’ fees will only be available in those actions or proceedings in which the city has provided notice at the commencement of such action or proceeding that it intends to seek and recover its own attorneys’ fees. In no action or proceeding shall an award of attorneys’ fees exceed the amount of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the city in the action or proceeding.
(Ord. No. 2919)