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(a) Whenever a property is deemed abandoned or vacant pursuant to the terms of this chapter and is not maintained pursuant to the terms of this chapter and the City of Springfield Codified Ordinances, the Director or designee, may order the abatement of the violation or any other action that may be required including, but not limited to, demolition. Any abatement action shall be conducted in accordance with the City of Springfield Codified Ordinances. The cost of any action taken by the City shall be charged against the real estate upon which the structure or violation is located and shall be a lien upon such real estate in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 715.261.
(b) In addition to the penalties set forth in in this chapter, the City may pursue such other remedies it deems necessary to carry out the purpose and intent of this chapter. Those additional remedies may include issuing appropriate administrative orders under this and other chapters of the City of Springfield Codified Ordinances, injunctions, mandatory relief, restraining orders, and damages, appointment of a receiver, issuing assessments, and such other relief as may be allowed in law or equity.