Sec. 48-212 - Notice to remove or correct condition
Whenever it shall appear that a violation of the provisions of this article exist, the manager of housing code enforcement shall give, or cause to be given, notice to the registered owner of any vehicle which is in violation of this article, and he shall give such notice to the owner or person in lawful possession or control of the property upon which such vehicle is located, advising that such vehicle violates the provisions of this article and directing that such vehicle be moved to a place of lawful storage within ten (10) days. Such notice shall be served upon the owner of the vehicle by leaving a copy of such notice on or within the vehicle. Notice to the owner or person in lawful possession or control of the property upon which such motor vehicle is located may be served by conspicuously posting such notice upon the premises. In the case of publicly-owned property, notice to the owner of the property where the vehicle is found is hereby dispensed with.
At such time the owner is notified to move the vehicle to a lawful place of storage, the division of police services shall be notified of such fact, and the make, model license number and vehicle identification number of the vehicle, provided such license number and/or vehicle identification number is visible. When so notified, the division of police services shall make, or cause to be made, a title search has been completed by the division, the results thereof shall be transmitted to the manager of housing and code enforcement. The manager or his designee shall then notify the owner as reported by the division of police services that the vehicle will be towed by the city if it is not moved to a place of lawful storage in ten (10) days from the date of the notice. Such notice shall be sent by registered or certified mail.
(Ord. No. 4232, 1-4-94)