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5.30.180 Waste, Improvements to the Property and Nuisance Abatement Procedures.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 187983, effective September 14, 2016.)

A.  The City shall not bear any responsibility or liability for damage or waste to the property or to any structures or fixtures during the redemption period.  The purchaser shall assume all risk of such damage or waste.

B.  Purchaser may make improvements to or perform maintenance on the property during the redemption period. If the purchaser incurs costs for maintaining or improving the property during the redemption period and if the property is redeemed, the City Treasurer may reimburse all or part of the redemption penalty paid by the person redeeming the property to the purchaser.

C.  In the event the property becomes a public nuisance, the City may enforce any applicable nuisance abatement regulations.  Nuisance abatement may result in additional assessments against the property, which may become the liability of the purchaser.

D.  The property may also become subject to special assessments.