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5.31.035 Preparation of List.

A.  All delinquent properties satisfying the requirements of this Chapter shall be placed on the preforeclosure list, unless a delay in the collections process has been authorized pursuant to Section 5.31.025 B above.

B.  No property on the preforeclosure list shall be placed on the final foreclosure list until the following steps have been taken:

1.  The current property owners have been determined.  The record shall state how the property ownership status was determined.

2.  The property owner has received at least two written delinquency notices within a three-month period prior to the sale.  The notice shall be sent certified mail, return receipt requested and by first class mail.  The notice shall identify the property, the amount owing (principal, interest, penalties, and collection costs) and state the costs of the sale that will be charged to the account.  In addition, the notice shall identify the type of the delinquent lien account and the fact that the property will be placed on the foreclosure list unless the account is brought current.  The record shall contain a copy of the notice and the returned receipts.