Part 6. Abatement Of Hazardous Weeds And Rubbish: Alternative Procedure of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 12. >> Part 6.

The board of supervisors may, by ordinance, compel the owner, lessee, or occupant of buildings, grounds, or lots in the county, to remove dirt, rubbish, weeds, or other rank growths from such property and adjacent sidewalks. If the owner, lessee, or occupant defaults, after notice prescribed by such ordinance, the board may authorize the removal or destruction of the dirt, rubbish, weeds, or rank growths at his expense by a county officer. The board may, by ordinance, prescribe a procedure for such removal or destruction and make the expense a lien upon the real property in accordance with Section 25845 of the Government Code.
The ordinance may require or provide any of the following:
  (a) Require and provide for the removal of grass, weeds, or other obstructions from the sidewalks, parkings, or streets and make the cost of removal a lien upon the abutting property.
  (b) Require or provide for the removal from property, lands, or lots of all weeds, rubbish, or other material dangerous or injurious to neighboring property or the health or welfare of residents of the vicinity and make the cost of removal a lien upon the property.
  (c) Provide for the enforcement of the lien by the sale of the property or otherwise.