Section 22-83 Reserved.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20880 on 02/21/2011, Section 22-83 read as follows.
If the sidewalk work referred to in section 22-81 hereof is emergency
work or repair requiring
prompt attention and ordinary maintenance work, and the owner does not cause such work to be
done within ten (10) days after the notice or publication as in such section provided, then the
director of public works may cause the same to be put in good and substantial repair and pay the
cost thereof out of the funds apportioned to his department. An accurate account of the cost of
the making of such repairs in front of and adjacent to each tract of land shall be kept. The
director of public works shall, at the end of May of each year, charge against the tracts of land in
front of which any such repairs have been made during the preceding year, the cost thereof, and
shall make a written report to the council thereof, which report shall contain a description of each
tract of land so charged and the amount with which it is chargeable. If the council approves such
report by ordinance regularly passed, levying and assessing such costs, the director of finance
shall place the amount so charged and assessed on the land tax book for the next tax payment
period, which assessment shall be a lien upon the property so charged from the date of such entry
in the land tax book. Such assessment shall be subject to the same penalties and shall be
collected and may be enforced with the same effect and in the same manner as in the case of
general taxes. Such assessments, when collected, shall be credited to the fund from which the
money was paid by such department.
(Code 1964, § 14.420)