Chapter 88 GRAFFITI
Section 88-6 ABATEMENT BY TOWN; ASSESSMENT OF COSTS
A. If graffiti remains on any structure or surface in the Town after the expiration of the
specified in the notice given pursuant to this article, or if the graffiti is located on property owned
by the Town or located in a Town right-of-way, the Town may cause the same to be removed
therefrom at the expense of the person responsible for the graffiti or the owner or occupant of the
property where the graffiti is located.
B. The total cost for abating the graffiti, including any damage to property caused by the
removal, as confirmed by the Town Council, shall constitute a special assessment against the
respective lot or parcel of land to which it relates, and upon recordation in the Circuit Court of a
notice of lien, shall constitute a lien on the property for the amount of such assessment.
C. After such confirmation and recordation, a copy shall be filed with the assessor and tax
collector of the Town, in order that said officials may add the amounts of the respective
assessments to the next regular tax bills levied against the respective lots and parcels of land, and
thereafter said amount shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as ordinary
municipal taxes are collected and shall be subject to the same procedure under foreclosure and
sale in the case of delinquency as provided for ordinary municipal taxes.
D. After such recordation, such lien may be foreclosed by judicial or other sale in the
and means provided by law.
(Ord. No. 11-2001 Added Entire Chapter 9-10-01)