Article 5. Proceedings After Hearing On Notice of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 12. >> Part 5. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 5.
After final action is taken by the board on the disposition
of any protests or objections or in case no protests or objections
are received, the board shall order the officer, board or commission
causing the notices to be posted to abate the nuisance, or to cause
it to be abated by having the weeds removed.
If the nuisance is seasonal and recurrent, the board of
supervisors shall so declare. Thereafter, such seasonal and recurring
weeds shall be abated every year without the necessity of any
In the case of weeds which have previously been declared
to constitute a seasonal and recurring nuisance, it is sufficient to
mail a post card notice to the owners of the property as they and
their addresses appear upon the current assessment roll.
The notice shall refer to and describe the property and shall
state that noxious or dangerous weeds of a seasonal and recurrent
nature are growing on or in front of the property, and that the same
constitute a public nuisance which must be abated by the removal of
said noxious or dangerous weeds, and that otherwise they will be
removed and the nuisance will be abated by the county authorities, in
which case the cost of such removal shall be assessed upon the lot
and lands from which or in front of which such weeds are removed and
that such cost will constitute a lien upon such lots or lands until
The officer, board or commission, and his or its assistants,
deputies, employees, or contracting agents, or other representatives
may enter upon private property for the purpose of removing the
Before the arrival of the officer, board, or commission, or
their representatives, any property owner may remove weeds at his or
her own expense. Nevertheless, in any case in which an order to abate
is issued, the board by resolution or motion may further order that
a special assessment and lien be imposed pursuant to Section 14912.
In that case the assessment and lien shall be limited to the costs
incurred by the responsible agency in enforcing abatement upon the
parcels, including investigation, boundary determination,
measurement, clerical, and other related costs.