Prior to the adoption of 16982 on 09/01/2001, Section 11-260 read as follows.

    Nothing in this division shall be construed as abandoning or limiting the city's right to bring suit for all expenses attending the abatement of a nuisance, when performed by the city, in any court of competent jurisdiction in the name of the city, against the person maintaining, keeping, creating or refusing to abate the nuisance so abated.

(Code 1964, § 10.7040)