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(a) Should such public nuisance not be abated at the expiration time stated in such notice issued by the Health Commissioner or such additional time as the Health Commissioner may grant, the Health Commissioner shall be authorized, at any time thereafter to enter upon such premises and the owner and occupant shall permit him entry to abate the public nuisance by taking such action as may be required.
(b) In abating such nuisance the Health Commissioner may call upon any department of the City for whatever assistance may be necessary, or may, by private contract, obtain the abatement thereof.
(c) In abating a nuisance, whether under the emergency procedure of Section 929.10(a) or under the regular procedure set forth in this Chapter, the cost of the abatement action may be recovered from the owner in the following procedure:
(1) The owner or owners may be billed directly for the cost of the abatement. If the owner or owners are billed, the bill for the cost of the abatement shall be paid within sixty (60) days after receipt of the bill.
(2) If costs are not so recovered, then the City may cause the cost of the abatement to be levied as an assessment and recovered in accordance with law.
(3) If such an abatement of a nuisance is at no cost to the City, or if the City is reimbursed for its costs, the property owner shall be relieved of any assessment.
(Ord. 99-52. Passed 2-16-99.)