[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson 8-13-1935. Section 179-2 amended at time of adoption of Code, see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of any premises within the limits of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson to cut and destroy all weeds or brush on the lot or pieces of land so owned or occupied by him or her and to remove all rubbish or other material from such lot or pieces of land.
Upon the neglect or refusal of the owner or occupant of any such premises to do so, the Village Manager or any police officer of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson may, by written notice, served either personally or by mail to the last-known address of such owner or occupant, order the owner or occupant to cut and destroy all weeds or brush upon such premises and to remove all refuse therefrom within two days, and upon failure of such owner or occupant to comply with such notice, such person shall be subject to the provisions of § 1-12 of Chapter 1, General Provisions. The Board of Trustees may cause the weeds and brush to be destroyed and refuse removed and shall assess the costs thereof against the property from which the same was removed, as provided in the Village Law.