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15.08.030 Declaration of Nuisance.

A.  Debris or wreckage resulting from a disaster or emergency situation is declared to be a nuisance. 

B.  The nuisance shall be abated as provided by City Code, however, in situations where the public health or safety may be in danger, the City may summarily abate the nuisance and assess the property for the actual cost.  Assessment procedures shall be followed.