§ 12-218. Recorded statement constitutes lien.  

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  • Where the full amount due the city for costs expended by the city in accordance with the provisions of section 12-214 is not paid by the owner of property coming under this chapter within thirty (30) days after the cutting, destroying and/or removal of such weeds, grass, undergrowth, rubbish, debris, trash, deleterious and unhealthy growth or other noxious matter brought into compliance by the city, then in that case the code official shall cause to be recorded in the public records of the county, a sworn statement showing the cost and expense incurred for the work and the date, place or property on which such work was done, and the recordation of such sworn statement shall constitute a special assessment lien and privilege on the property, equivalent to the lien of municipal taxes and taking precedence over all other recorded liens, and such lien shall remain in full force and effect for the amount due on principal and interest, plus costs of court, if any, for collection, until final payment has been made.

(Ord. No. 2012-17, § 8, 9-18-12)