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(a) No person shall place, deposit or permit to be deposited in any unsanitary manner on public or private property within the City, or in any area under the jurisdiction of the City, any human or animal excrement, garbage or other objectionable waste.
(b) No person shall discharge into any natural outlet within the City, or in any area under the jurisdiction of the City, any sewage or other polluted waters, except where suitable treatment has been provided in accordance with subsequent provisions of this chapter.
(c) If the Director or his or her designee determines that there is an immediate danger to public health the Director has the authority, but not the obligation, to cause the necessary repairs to be performed on private property. All costs and expenses to make said repair or otherwise eliminate the health hazard shall then be billed to the property owner. In the event of non-payment the costs shall be assessed to the property.
(d) The Director may cause repairs to be made and the cost thereof shall temporarily be paid by the City. This cost, together with a penalty as determined by Council, shall be assessed by Council. If not so paid, the Clerk of Council shall certify such assessments to the County Auditor to be collected as other taxes are collected.
(Ord. A-901. Passed 5-21-71; Ord. A-2743. Passed 12-10-12; Ord. A-2773. Passed 11-11-13; Ord. A-2788. Passed 6-23-14.)