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It is the duty of the owners of land adjoining any street to maintain in good repair and to remove obstructions from the adjacent sidewalk.

A. The owner of real property responsible for maintaining the adjacent sidewalk shall be primarily liable to any person injured because of any negligence of such person in failing to maintain the sidewalk in good condition.

B. If the City is required to pay damages for the injury to persons or property caused by the failure of the owner to perform the duty which this section imposes, such owner shall compensate the City for the amount of the damages thus paid, plus court costs and fees incurred by the City. The City may maintain an action in any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of this Section. (Ord. 2223, amended, 1982; Ord. 1515 § 2, amended, 1967)