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(A) Notice to owners; ten days to abate nuisance.
(1) It shall be the duty of the Town Council, or its designated representative to inspect from time to time the various lots or parcels of lots or parcels of real estate lying within the boundaries of the town.
(2) If it is found that garbage, trash, rank vegetation or other waste substances are permitted to be deposited on, grow on, or remain on the lots or parcels of lots or parcels of real estate, it shall be the duty of the town to ascertain the names of the owners, occupants or lessees of the property and to notify the owners, occupants or lessees in writing that the garage, trash, rank vegetation or other waste substances shall be removed or otherwise destroyed within ten days from the date of the notice.
(B) Notice sent to owners.
(1) Notice shall be sent to the owner of record as the name and address appears on the tax statement from the Treasurer’s office of the county by certified mail, or the notice may be hand delivered by the Town Council or its designated representative.
(2) If any lot or parcels of lots or parcel of real estate is not occupied or leased, and the owner is a nonresident of the town or his or her residence is unknown, or if notice is returned by the Postal Department because of its inability to make delivery thereof, the Town Council shall cause a notice to remove the garbage, trash, rank vegetation or other waste substance to be published in some daily newspaper of general circulation at least once each week for two successive weeks.
(Ord. 04-02, passed - -2004) Penalty, see § 93.99