(A)   The Director of Public Works or the Director's designees are hereby authorized to issue appropriate citations for violations of this chapter.
   (B)   All unauthorized or improper construction or unauthorized material placed in the public right-of-way shall be removed or corrected within ten days of the date of written notice by the Department of Public Works. The Department of Public Works is authorized to remove or cause to be removed any tree, shrub, or other obstruction to travel, upon any street, sidewalk, or grass plot adjacent thereto. However, before making any removal of any tree, shrubbery, or other obstructions, the Department of Public Works shall give the owner of the property upon which the obstruction is located an opportunity to make the removal, by written notice to the owner ten days in advance of the removal.
   (C)   In the event the owner fails to remove the unauthorized construction, unauthorized material, trees, or obstructions in the public right-of-way, the Department of Public Works shall perform the required removal or correction. The cost of the work performed by the Department of Public Works shall constitute a lien upon the property adjacent to the area of the public right-of-way in which the work is performed.
('58 Code, § 44.33) (Ord. 73-42, passed 5-1-73; Am. Ord. 84-59, passed 6-5-84)