[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Logan 9-18-1984 as Ord. No. 10-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for the owner or occupier of any residential lot or property to permit the excessive growth of grass or weeds on any residential lot within the Township of Logan. For the purposes of this chapter, "excessive" shall be defined as grass or weeds growing in excess of one foot high.
It shall be unlawful for the owner or occupier of any property to permit an accumulation of garbage, debris, trash or waste of any kind to accumulate on any lot or to permit any conditions upon the property, such as would serve as an attraction, nesting or breeding place for rodents or mosquitoes.
Upon discovery of any of the prohibited conditions set forth herein, either the Township Clerk, Zoning Officer or Board of Health Officer is hereby authorized to write to the owner and occupier of such real estate advising him of the violation. Such notice may be delivered personally by any of the officials designated herein, any officer of the Logan Township Police Department or sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address listed on the Logan Township property tax records.
The owner and occupier of the property shall be advised that he has 14 days in which to remedy the problem or to clean the lot. The owner and occupant shall be further notified that if he fails to remedy the violation that the township may remedy the violation, and the costs of such shall be added to the property taxes of the owner. The owner and occupier shall both be further advised that failure to remedy the lot maintenance violation shall cause a complaint to be signed against them.
Any violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $100 per day for each violation. Each day that a violation exists past the 14 days set forth above shall be deemed a separate violation.