Sec. 21.2-52. Removal of personal property from right-of-way.
When personal property is removed from any leased or rented commercial or residential premises pursuant to an action of unlawful detainer or ejectment, or pursuant to any other action in which personal property is removed from the premises in order to restore such premises to the person entitled thereto, and the personal property is placed in the public right of way the tenant shall have the right to remove his personal property from the public right of way during the twenty-four (24)-hour period after eviction. Upon the expiration of the twenty-four (24)-hour period after eviction, the landlord of the leased or rented commercial or residential premises shall remove, or dispose of, any such personal property remaining in the public right of way. If the landlord fails to remove the remaining personal property from the public right of way within a forty-eight (48)-hour period, the City shall remove the personal property and the costs or expenses incurred by the City in removing the personal property shall be chargeable to and paid by the landlord. The charges authorized by this section which are charged to the landlord and which remain unpaid shall constitute a lien against the property from which the personal property was removed, ranking on a parity with liens for unpaid taxes and may be collected by the City in the same manner in which delinquent taxes are collected. (Ord. of 12-14-10, No. O-10-150)
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