§ 150.27  NOTICE; CONTENTS; HEARING.
   (A)   If a building or structure is found to be a dangerous building, the City Council or the City Manager shall issue a notice that the building or structure is a dangerous building.
   (B)   The notice shall be served on the owner, agent or lessee that is registered with the enforcing agency under M.C.L.A. § 125.525. If an owner, agent or lessee is not registered under M.C.L.A. § 125.525, the notice shall be served on each owner of or party in interest in the building or structure in whose name the property appears on the last local tax assessment records.
   (C)   The notice shall specify the time and place of a hearing on whether the building or structure is a dangerous building. The person to whom the notice is directed shall have the opportunity to show cause at the hearing why the hearing officer should not order the building or structure to be demolished, otherwise made safe, or properly maintained.
   (D)   The hearing officer shall be appointed by the Mayor to serve at the Mayor’s pleasure. The hearing officer shall be a person who has expertise in housing matters including but not limited to an engineer, architect, building contractor, building inspector or member of a community housing organization. An employee of the city shall not be appointed as hearing officer. The city shall file a copy of the notice that the building or structure is a dangerous building with the hearing officer.
   (E)   The notice shall be in writing and shall be served upon the person to whom the notice is directed either personally or by certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the owner or party in interest at the address shown on the tax records. If a notice is served on a person by certified mail, a copy of the notice shall also be posted upon a conspicuous part of the building or structure. The notice shall be served upon the owner or party in interest at least ten days before the date of the hearing included in the notice.
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see M.C.L.A. § 125.540