Whenever, in the opinion of Council, an area will be improved by the removal of a nonconforming use, Council may, by resolution, determine to cause such removal by purchase, condemnation or otherwise and proceed in accordance with the City Charter or State law and may pay the cost and expense thereof from the General Fund or proceed to assess the costs thereof by special assessment against the area especially benefited in accordance with any special assessment ordinance of the City which may be applicable.
(Ord. 2.  Passed 6-22-61.)