Sec. 14B-2-2. Summary abatement.

(a) Graffiti located on privately owned structures on privately owned real property within the city so as to be capable of being viewed by a person utilizing any public right-of-way, may be removed by the city at the owner’s expense as a public nuisance after expiration of the voluntary abatement period as described in Section 14B-2-3. In the event that a hearing is requested, the city may remove the graffiti after securing the consent of the owner or occupier of the property with the responsibility for such costs to be determined through the hearing/appeal process.
(b) Whenever the chief of police or his/her designated representative is apprised of the presence of graffiti located on privately owned real property within the city, the chief of police or his/her designated representative may cause a written notice to abate such graffiti to be served upon the occupier of the affected premises and the owner thereof as such owner’s name and address appears on the last equalized assessment roll. (Ord. No. 1181, (part); Ord. No. 1470, § 3.)