8.16.040 – Abatement by City - Cost assessment

  1. If any person, firm or corporation, upon whom such notice is served, fails, neglects or refuses to remove and destroy, by burning, such elm tree or dead elmwood within ten days after service ofsuch notice, the director of special services may proceed to remove and burn such tree, or dead elmwood, and assess the cost thereof against the owner of such lot or parcel of land, and the amount of such cost shall be paid by such owner to the city.
  2. If the city removes any such dead or substantially dead elm tree, or dead elmwood, the assessment of the cost of the work done by the city against the owner of the lot or parcel of land involved shall be in addition to the penalties imposed in Section 8.16.060 for any violation or noncompliance with any provision of this chapter.
(Prior code: § 27.204)