Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

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(Published In The Journal Record

February 18th, 1987.)

ORDINANCE NO. 18,690

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 35 OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, 1980, CONCERNING NUISANCES; AMENDING ARTICLE IV OF SAID CHAPTER 35 CONCERNING ``WEEDS AND NOXIOUS PLANTS''; AMENDING SECTION 35-61(1) PERTAINING TO THE DEFINITION OF DIRECTOR; AMENDING SECTIONS 35-67(b) AND 35-68(a) PERTAINING TO ABATEMENT OF SUCH NUISANCE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

Emergency Ordinance

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OKLAHOMA CITY:

Section 1. Sections 35-61(1), 35-67(b) and 35-68(a) of Article IV of Chapter 35 of the Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 1980, are hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 35-61. Definitions.

The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

(1) ``Director'' shall mean the Director of the Environmental Services Department or his designated representative.

# # #

Sec. 35-67. Abatement by City-Generally.

(a) # # #

(b) To effect abatement, the Director may cause the nuisance to be abated by employees for The City or, in the alternative, the Director may prepare appropriate specifications, advertise for bids, and award a contract for such abatement to the lowest and best bidder. The cost of abating such nuisance, in each and every instance where it is abated, shall be borne by the property owner and shall be assessed as hereinafter provided.

Sec. 35-68. Same-Collection of City's costs.

(a) When the owner of the property upon which the nuisance is located has failed or refused to abate said nuisance the Director shall cause said nuisance to be abated either by employees for The City or, in the alternative, by the contractor who has submitted the lowest and best bid for such work. …

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