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A. Upon discovering the existence of an inoperative, abandoned, wrecked or dismantled vehicle, or part thereof, on private property or public property within the city, the enforcement officer shall have the authority to cause the abatement and removal thereof in accordance with the procedure described herein. A ten day notice of intention to abate and remove the vehicle, or part thereof, as a public nuisance shall be mailed by registered or certified mail to the owner of the land and to the owner of the vehicle, unless the vehicle is in such condition that identification numbers are not available to determine ownership.
B. The ten day notice of intention to abate or remove shall contain a statement of the hearing rights of the owner of the land and owner of the vehicle, including the right of the owner of the land to appear in person at a hearing on the question of abatement and removal, or to submit a sworn, written statement denying responsibility for the presence of the vehicle on the land, with his reasons for such denial in lieu of appearing. (Ord. 2009-05 § 4, 2009; Prior code § 4088)