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5.31.055 Notice to Persons on Final Foreclosure List of Foreclosure Action.

A.  Individual notice.

1.  The Treasurer shall mail a “Notice of Foreclosure” to all persons having an interest in the property and to all persons requesting notice.  It shall be sent at least 60 days prior to the sale by certified mail, return receipt requested.

2.  The notice shall state that a foreclosure sale will be held and it shall specify the date, time and place.  It shall contain the following information: the names of the owners of the property, the legal description of the property, the street address, the amount of the delinquent account stating both the principal and interest due as well as any penalties and collection charges, the type of the delinquent account, and the name of the Treasurer.  It shall also state that there shall be an additional charge.

3.  The Treasurer shall retain and file the returned mailing receipt.

B.  Newspaper notice.

1.  The Treasurer shall have printed in a daily newspaper of general circulation the notice of sale once a week for four successive weeks.

2.  The notice shall contain the information required in City Code 5.31.055 A 2.

3.  A copy of the first of the four published newspaper notices shall be sent to the owner and to the occupant by certified mail, return receipt requested and a copy of the notice shall be retained in the file.

C.  Posted notice.

1.  The Treasurer shall have notice posted on the property at least once, no less than four weeks before the sale.  Proof of posting shall be maintained in the property foreclosure file.

2.  The notice shall contain the information required in City Code 5.31.055 A 2.

3.  The Treasurer shall prepare an affidavit of posting and a copy of the affidavit shall be retained in the file.

D.  Other notice.

1.  Notice shall be given to the Internal Revenue Service by certified mail, return receipt requested, at least 25 days prior to the sale.