CHAPTER 14A. NUISANCES.
Article III. Nuisance Abatement.*
Sec. 14A-3-1. City abatement.
(a) If a declared nuisance is not completely abated by the owner or
occupier of the premises within the time prescribed in an order to abate, the
community development director or his or her agent is authorized and directed to
cause the nuisance to be abated by a city personnel or private contract. In
furtherance of this section, the community development director or his or her
agent is expressly authorized to enter upon the premises for the purpose of
abating the nuisance.
(b) Where required by state or federal law, a warrant
shall be obtained prior to entry onto premises for the purpose of abating the
nuisance, unless written consent to enter is received from the owner or occupant
of the premises or warrantless entry is otherwise permissible under state or
federal law. Where a warrant is required, notice shall be given to the owner or
occupant of the issuance of the warrant twenty-four hours prior to the entry,
unless the warrant provides otherwise. (Ord. No. 1495, § 3