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(A) A lienholder of record who has registered with the city in accordance with KRS 65.8836 to receive electronic notification of final orders entered pursuant to this subchapter may, within forty-five (45) days from the date of issuance of notification of a final order by the city:
(1) Correct the violation, if it has not already been abated; or
(2) Pay all civil fines assessed for the violation, and all charges and fees incurred by the city in connection with enforcement of the ordinance, including abatement costs.
(B) Nothing in this section shall prohibit the city from taking immediate action if necessary under § 34.54 of this subchapter.
(C) The lien provided by § 34.52 of this subchapter shall not take precedence over previously recorded liens if:
(1) The city failed to comply with the requirements of KRS 65.8836 for notification of the final order; or
(2) A prior lienholder complied with division (A) of this section.
(D) A lien that does not take precedence over previously recorded liens under division (C) of this section shall, if the final order remains partially unsatisfied, continue to take precedence over all other subsequent liens except liens for state, county, school board and city taxes.
(E) The city may record a lien before the forty-five (45) day period established in division (A) of this section expires. If the lien is fully satisfied prior to the expiration of the forty-five (45) day period, the city shall release the lien in the county clerk’s office where the lien is recorded within fifteen (15) days of satisfaction.
(F) Failure of the city to comply with KRS 65.8836 and § 34.53 of this subchapter, or failure of a lien to take precedence over previously filed liens as provided in division (C) of this section, shall not limit or restrict any other remedies the city has against the property of the violator.