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(1) If the city manager or the manager’s designee is satisfied that a nuisance exists, he or she shall cause a notice to be posted on the premises or at the site of the nuisance directing a person responsible to abate the nuisance.

(2) At the time of posting, the enforcing officer shall cause a copy of the notice to be personally served on any person responsible or to be forwarded by registered or certified mail, postage prepaid, to any person responsible at the person’s last known address.

(3) The notice to abate shall contain:

(a) A description of the real property, by street address or otherwise, on which the nuisance exists.

(b) A direction to abate the nuisance within 10 days from the date of the notice.

(c) A description of the nuisance.

(d) A statement that unless the nuisance is abated, the city may abate the nuisance and the cost of abatement shall be charged to the person responsible and assessed against the property.

(e) A statement that failure to abate a nuisance may result in a court prosecution.

(f) A statement that the person responsible may appeal the order to abate by giving notice to the enforcing officer within 10 days from the date of the notice.

(4) Upon completion of the posting and serving or mailing, the enforcing officer shall execute and file certificates stating the date and place of the posting and serving or mailing respectively.

(5) An error in the name or address of a person responsible shall not make the notice void and in such case the notice shall be sufficient.

(Section 6.080 amended by Ordinance No. 19393, enacted July 28, 1986, effective January 28, 1987; administratively amended by Ordinance No. 20113, enacted April 6, 1998, effective May 6, 1998; amended by Ordinance No. 20165, enacted August 11, 1999, effective September 10, 1999; and Ordinance No. 20169, enacted September 27, 1999, effective October 27, 1999.)