Sec. 26-28.6. Enforcement.
(a) Citizens may contact the department of community planning and development, which shall be responsible for enforcing the provisions of this article. The director of the department of community planning and development shall have the authority to delegate duties and powers to other appropriate agencies and individuals to assist the department of community planning and development in the enforcement of this article. Whenever the words "director of community planning and development" are used in this article, they shall include all the agencies or individuals to which the director of community planning and development delegates enforcement powers, except where the contexts clearly indicates a different meaning.
(b) The department of community planning and development shall have the authority, whenever deemed appropriate, to have such weeds on property or on such portions of the property as deemed appropriate cut and/or removed and to restrict their future growth by the city's agents or employees, in which event, the costs and expenses thereof, shall be chargeable to and paid by the owner or owners of such property and may be collected by the city in the same manner as taxes and levies are collected and all unpaid costs and expenses shall constitute a lien against such property.
Any owner may avoid any liability to the city provided abatement is completed prior to the initiation of the abatement process by the city's designated agent. (Ord. No. O-94-113, 5-24-94, eff. 6-1-94)
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