(a)    The notice to abate shall describe the activity, circumstance or condition constituting the public nuisance, designate the subsection of Section 1341.01 being violated, describe the steps necessary to be taken to abate the nuisance, state the time limis within which abatement shall take place and advise the recipient of the right to appeal.
   (b)    The notice to abate may be served upon either the owner, tenant or  legal entity in charge of possession of the property.
(c)    Service of the notice to abate shall be by one of the following methods:
      (1)    By delivering a copy of the notice to the person or legal entity to be served; or
      (2)    By leaving a copy of the notice at the usual residence of such person or usual place of business of such legal entity; or
      (3)    By certified mail, addressed to such person at his/her usual place of residence or legal entity at its usual place of business with instructions to forward, return receipt requested, provided that the certified envelope is not returned with an endorsement  showing failure of delivery; or
      (4)    By ordinary mail addressed as in subsection (c)(3) hereof after a certified envelope is returned with an endorsement showing either that the  certified mail envelope was refused or unclaimed and the ordinary mail envelope is not returned with an endorsement showing failure of delivery; or
      (5)    By publication once each week for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in Jefferson County, Ohio when the name, usual place of residence or business or existence of such person or legal entity is unknown and cannot with reasonable diligence be ascertained or in the event all of the other methods in subsections (c)(1) through (4) hereof fail to effect delivery of the notice.
         (Ord. 1998-28. Passed 9-1-98.)
      (6)   There shall be only one (1) notice required each calendar year for a violation of Section 1341.01(k) of the Codified Ordinances.
         (Ord. 2018-04.  Passed 3-1-18.)