Any obstruction to cross visibility maintained in violation of §§ 152.40 through 152.42 shall be deemed to be a public nuisance inconsistent with and detrimental to the public safety and shall be abated in accordance with the following procedures.
   (A)   The chief of police shall cause to be served by certified mail a written notice and order of abatement upon the owner, tenant, or person in charge of the premises upon which the obstruction exists.
   (B)   The obstruction shall be removed by the person responsible within 10 days from the date of receipt of the notice and order.
   (C)   Any person receiving the notice and order may, within 10 days from receipt, request in writing a hearing before the city council. This hearing shall be held not later than 30 days following the date of request. If, after the hearing, the city council finds that the obstruction in question does in fact constitute a public nuisance, the city council shall order that the nuisance be abated within 10 days from the date of the order. Upon failure by any person to comply with an order, the chief of police shall proceed forthwith to remove or cause the removal of the obstruction and the cost shall be a charge against the person responsible and shall be a lien against the property from which the obstruction is removed, and shall be payable within 30 days after notice of the charge is mailed by the city clerk to the property owner.
(Ord. 6, passed 2-11-69) Penalty, see § 152.99 (E)