(A)   Order; notice. If a building becomes vacant or unoccupied and is deemed hazardous due to the fact that the building is open to trespass and has not been secured, the City Council may order the building secured. Notice of the order must be served upon the owner of record of the premises or the owner’s agent, the taxpayer identified in the property tax records for that parcel, the holder of the mortgage or sheriffs certificate, and any neighborhood association for the neighborhood in which the building is located that has requested notice by delivering or mailing a copy to the interested persons at the last known address. Service by mail is complete upon mailing.
   (B)   Securing building by city; lien. If the owner of the building fails to either comply or provide to the City Council a reasonable plan and schedule to comply with an order issued under division (A) above within six days after the order is served, the City Council may cause the building to be properly secured, and the cost of securing the building may be charged against the real estate pursuant to § 150.069.
   (C)   Emergency securing.
      (1)   Whenever the City Manager finds than an emergency exists that requires immediate action to protect the public health and safety, the City Manager may take any and all actions necessary to secure the building.
      (2)   These actions may include, but are not limited to: installing locks, repairing or boarding windows and doors, posting “no trespassing” signs, installing exterior lighting or motion-detection lights, fencing the property, installing alarm systems or other actions.
      (3)   The costs of securing the building may be recovered from the owner of the building or charged against the property.
(2001 Code, § 902.27)