CHAPTER 10-700. REFUSE AND LITTERING
§10-716. Clearing of Litter from Open Private Premises by City.
(1) Notice to Remove. The Department of Licenses and
Inspections is authorized and empowered to notify the owner of any open or
vacant private premises, or the agent of such owner, to remove and dispose of
litter located on such premises. Such notice shall be sufficient if mailed to
the owner at his last known address.
(2) Action Upon Non-Compliance.
Upon the failure, neglect or refusal of any owner or agent to dispose of
litter within 10 days after the mailing of the notice provided for in
sub-section (1) above, the Department of Licenses and Inspections is authorized
and empowered, itself or by contract, to dispose of the
(3) Cost to be Charged to Property Owner. When the
Department of Licenses and Inspections has effected the removal of such litter,
the cost thereof shall be charged to the owner of the property. Legal interest
shall be charged if the amount due the City is not paid within thirty (30) days
from the date the bill is rendered.
(4) Recorded Statement
Constitutes Lien. Where the amount due the City is not paid by the owner
within thirty (30) days after a bill for the removal of the litter is rendered,
a lien shall be recorded against the property for the cost of removal, in the
manner now provided by law.