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24 <br /> MINUTES OF APRIL 14, 1976 MEETING. <br /> adjacent to a street where the difference in levelbetween <br /> the lot and the street constitutes a danger to life and <br /> limb, or any grounds subject to be covered by stagnant water, <br /> or any unsafe, dangerous or unsanitary public or private <br /> building, wall or structure which constitutes a menace to the <br /> health and safety of the occupants thereof or the public. <br /> (b) Upon information and determination that any person <br /> is creating, maintaining or permitting to exist on his prem- <br /> ises any nuisance, the Town Manager shall cause written no- <br /> tice of the specific nature of the nuisance to be served on <br /> the owners or the occupants of such land andshall issue at' <br /> order s?g uPgrilgPfhW1EaiaieiEfia82nflalga eW? cfi R5E e a Hlate <br /> order to be sent by certified mail to the last known ad- <br /> dress <br /> of the owners or occupants . The time allowed the owner <br /> to abate and obviate the nuisanceshall include a reasonable <br /> period necessary to permit correction and elimination of the <br /> violation taking weather conditions and the actual time re- <br /> quired for completion of the work into account as well as <br /> the extent of hazard to the public caused by the nuisance. <br /> (c) If the owners of the properties or premises af- <br /> fected by the provisions of this section fail to comply with <br /> the notice and order in the time allowed, the Town Manager <br /> shall cause the minimum work required to abate or obviate <br /> the nuisance to be done at the expense of the Town and - the <br /> amount of money so expended shall be recovered from the own- <br /> ers or occupants as provided herein. <br /> (d) In the event the Town has abated or obviated the <br /> nuisance, the owners or occupants shall be notified that <br /> the Town has done so and shall be given an itemized cost <br /> thereof by certified mail . If the sum due to the Town has <br /> not been paid within 15 •days from receipt of such notice, <br /> the Town Manager shall and is authorized to distrain there- <br /> for goods or chattels within the Town to collect the sum <br /> due, or to treat the unpaid sum as a lien against the prop- <br /> erty <br /> superior to the interests of any owner, lessee or ten- <br /> ant, and next in succession to the Town real estate taxes <br /> thereon and to add the charges to the amount due for the <br /> current Town real estate taxes on- said. property. <br /> Sec. 5-2. Weeds and other foreign growth-on property. <br /> The owners or occupants of property in the Town shall <br /> cut the grass, weeds and other growth on the areas of such <br /> property within 200 feet of an improved public right-of-way <br /> or property line adjoining a developed lot whenever such <br /> grass, weeds and other growth have reached a height of 12 <br /> inches or more, or in any event at least twice every year, <br /> once between May 1 and June 15 and once between August 1 <br /> and September 15. <br /> Upon information that grass , weeds and other growth ex- <br /> ists in violation of this section, the Town Manager shall <br /> cause written notice to be served by certified mail on the <br /> owners or occupants of the property that such grass , weeds <br /> and growth exist in violation of this section and requiring , . <br /> such owners or occupants to cut "such grass, weeds and growth <br /> within ten days after receipt of such notice and order. <br /> If the owners or occupants of such lands fail to comply <br /> with the notice and order in the time allowed, the Town Mana- <br /> ger shall cause the work required to cut the grass, weeds and <br /> other growth at the expense of the Town by its own agents or <br /> employees and the amount of money so expended shall be re- <br /> covered from the owners or occupants as provided herein. <br /> In the event the Town has cut-the grass, weeds and other <br /> • <br /> growth on such land, the owners or occupants shall be noti- <br /> fied that the Town has done so and shall be given an itemized <br /> cost thereof by certified mail . If the sum due to the Town <br /> has not been paid within 15 days from receipt of such notice, <br />