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(a) A code enforcement officer may issue an administrative citation to a responsible party as described in this chapter. The citation shall be on forms approved by the city.
(b) If the responsible party is not an individual, the code enforcement officer shall attempt to issue the owner an administrative citation. If the owner cannot be located, the administrative citation may be issued in the name of the entity and given to a manager or on-site supervisor. A copy of the administrative citation shall also be mailed to the owner.
(c) The responsible party shall sign the administrative citation. If the responsible party refuses or fails to sign the administrative citation, the failure or refusal to sign shall not affect the validity of the citation.
(d) If the code enforcement officer cannot locate a responsible party, the administrative citation may be mailed to the responsible party as prescribed in division (b) above.
(e) If no one can be located at the property, the administrative citation may be posted in a conspicuous place on or near the property and a copy subsequently mailed to the responsible party as provided in division (b) above.
(f) The failure of any responsible party to receive notice shall not affect the validity of any proceedings taken under this chapter.
(1992 Code, § 2-115) (Ord. 26-02, passed 4-8-2002; Ord. 28-04, passed 3-1-2004)