CHAPTER 14A. NUISANCES.
Article VIII. Community Safety.
Sec. 14A-8-8. Notice to property owner.
(a) To commence enforcement of this article, the chief of police shall
notify the property owner of the occurrence of a safety violation on the
owner’s property. The notice shall be served in accordance with Section
14A-7-4 of the Woodland Municipal Code.
(b) When the chief of police
notifies an owner of rental property of a safety violation allegedly caused by a
specific tenant or the tenants of a specific unit or property, the chief of
police may concurrently give written notice thereof to the property manager,
when one is known, and the specific tenant(s) of a unit or property.
notice shall also contain the following information:
(1) The address where
the safety violation is occurring.
(2) A statement specifying the activities
and behaviors which constitute the safety violation, including the names (when
known) of the person or persons allegedly causing the safety violation, and may
include reasonable actions which the chief of police directs the property owner
to take to abate the violation.
(3) A statement informing the owner that if
any safety violations reoccur after thirty calendar days of the date of notice,
administrative citation, including a penalty not to exceed five hundred dollars
for each new safety violation that occurs, may be issued and imposed upon the
(4) A statement that the owner must, in responding to the notice and
working with tenants, comply with all applicable federal, state and local
regulations relating to evictions and prohibitions against
(d) After an initial notice, city shall not be responsible
for providing notice pursuant to this section prior to issuance of a citation
for subsequent safety violations on the same property that occur within the
latter of: (1) three hundred sixty-five days of mailing or publication of the
initial notice or; (2) that occur within three hundred sixty-five days following
the hearing officer’s decision pursuant to Woodland Municipal Code Section
14A-8-11. (Ord. No. 1492, § 3 (part).)