A. Upon the occurrence of a second incident as defined in section 9.08.020.A within 30 days of the first incident, the chief shall notify the owner(s) of record and the occupant(s) of the property of the incidences that have occurred and the remedies available to the City under this ordinance. Notice under this provision is sufficient if it is sent certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to such person at the address of the property where the incidences occurred, and to such other address as shown on the tax rolls of the county in which the property is located or such other place which is believed to give the owner actual notice.
B. When the chief believes in good faith that property has become chronic nuisance property, the chief shall notify the owner(s) of record in writing that the property has been determined to be chronic nuisance property. The notice shall contain the following information:
1. The street address and a legal description sufficient for identification of the property.
2. A statement that the chief has found the property to be chronic nuisance property with a concise description of the conditions leading to these findings.
3. A copy of the notice shall be served on the owner at least 10 days prior to the commencement of any judicial action by the City. Service shall be mailed first class, postage prepaid, addressed to such person at the address of the property believed to be a chronic public nuisance property, and to such other address as shown on the tax rolls of the county in which the property is located of such other place which is believed to give the owner actual notice of the determination by the chief.
4. A copy of the notice shall be served on the occupant of the property if that person is different than the owner and shall occur not less than 10 days prior to the commencement of any judicial proceedings and be made either personally or by mailing a copy of the notice by first-class mail, postage prepaid, to them at the property. Notwithstanding any other provision of this ordinance commencement of judicial proceedings shall occur not less than 30 days from the date of the mailing of the notice described in section 9.18.040.A, except as provided in section 9.18.060.
Furthermore, a copy of the notice shall be posted at the property if 10 days has elapsed from the service or mailing of the notice to the owner(s), and no contact has been received by the City from them during that period of time.
5. The failure of any person or owner to receive actual notice of the determination by the chief shall not invalidate or otherwise affect the proceedings under this chapter.
C. Concurrent with the notification procedures set forth above, the chief shall send a copy of the notice to the City attorney as well as any other documentation which the chief believes supports the closure of the property and the imposition of civil penalties. The City attorney may then commence civil proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction seeking the closure of the structure as well as the imposition of civil penalties against any or all of the owners thereof, and any such other relief as may be deemed appropriate.