Sec. 16-18. Removal of obstructions and encroachments; notice; failure of owner to act; removal by town.
   (a)   The notice of violation shall be sent to the property owner via first class mail. The property owner will have thirty (30) days upon receipt of violation letter to comply. If the property owner fails to comply within the thirty (30) day period, the town will proceed to remove the obstruction(s) at the property owner's expense. If said violation letter is returned, the town will proceed to remove the obstruction at the property owner's expense.
   (b)   Any appeal to this violation should be made within the thirty (30) day compliance period to the Citation Appellate Committee.
   (c)   The requirements of this section and section 16-17 are intended to apply to any obstruction of any nature, kind and description upon any street, wharf or any other public place in the town.
(Code 1977, § 25-16; Ord. No. 2020-08, § I (part), 8-4-20; Ord. No. 2021-07, § 1 (part), 4-6-2021)
State law reference— Obstructing highways and roads, G.S. 136-90, 136-91.