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Notwithstanding any other provisions of the San Francisco Municipal Code it shall be the duty of the Director to cause the abatement of a nuisance or hazard as provided in this Section.
(a) When the source of a nuisance or hazard is in or on private property the Director shall direct the Superintendent of the Bureau of Building Inspection to abate the source of such nuisance or hazard in accordance with the provisions of Part II, Chapter VII of the San Francisco Municipal Code (Plumbing Code). The Director shall also notify the Director of Public Health of any such nuisance. The Director shall also abate any such hazard by work in or on public property in accordance with the provisions of Section 104(b) for other sources.
(b) When the source of a nuisance or hazard is any side sewer, private sewer or utility drain the Director shall give written notice to abate. Notice shall be served by mailing said notice to the owner or owners of record of property tributary to a side sewer or private sewer or to the business office in the City and County of San Francisco of the owner of a utility drain. In the case of a side sewer or private sewer public notice shall be provided by posting of copies of said notice in the vicinity of said nuisance or hazard.
The notice shall describe said nuisance or hazard, shall direct the owner or owners to abate the nuisance or hazard within 10 days of the mailing of notice and shall advise that the Director will abate the nuisance or hazard if the owner or owners fail to do so.
The Director will abate the nuisance or hazard on failure of the owner or owners to do so within the 10 days.
(Added by Ord. 114-77, App. 3/31/77)