[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massapequa Park 5-22-1967 as Sec. 14-8 of the 1967 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In case any resident of the village shall make a complaint to the Village Clerk alleging that there exists on the property of another or through the act or neglect of another conditions which constitute a public nuisance or which endanger or tend to endanger the property, safety or health of any inhabitant of the village or the peace and good order or public health of the village, the Village Clerk shall cause such complaint to be investigated and shall submit the same, together with a written report of his findings, to the Board of Trustees at its next regular meeting or at a special meeting called for the purpose.
The Board of Trustees may direct the person owning or occupying the premises upon which such conditions exist or the person believed to be responsible for the alleged conditions to appear before the Board of Trustees at the time and place designated and show cause why such conditions should not be abated or corrected.
Such notice may be served either personally or by registered mail or in the same manner as a precept in summary dispossess proceedings.
At the time and place designated, the Board of Trustees shall meet and hear the persons interested and may make such investigations and inquiries as said Board may determine. The Board of Trustees may by resolution make such orders and directions as may seem necessary or proper under the circumstances.
The failure of the person to whom notice has been sent to appear shall be deemed an admission of the truth of the allegations and a consent to such action by the Board of Trustees.
The failure of any person to comply with the provisions of such orders and directions shall constitute a violation of this chapter.