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(A) If the person ordered to abate a nuisance fails to do so, or if the nuisance poses an emergency, the city may perform the required action to abate. Any city official who is authorized to abate any nuisance as defined in this subchapter shall have authority to engage the necessary assistance and to incur the necessary expenses therefor. The official who abates a nuisance shall keep an accurate account of the expenses incurred. (See ILCS Ch. 65 Act 5, § 11-60-2).
(B) Any person who by reason of another's violation of any provision of this subchapter suffers special damage to himself or herself different from that suffered by other property owners throughout the city generally may bring an action to enjoin or otherwise abate an existing violation.
(Ord. O-2016-09, passed 7-11-16)