Section 11-67-64

Abatement of nuisance.

(a) After the governing body passes the resolution finding the conditions of the property to be a nuisance and ordering its abatement, all employees and duly authorized agents of the municipality may enter upon the private property to abate the nuisance.

(b) The governing body may authorize private contractors, companies, enterprises, or individuals to abate and remove the nuisance. The governing body of the municipality, by resolution, shall designate the contractors, companies, enterprises, or individuals who may perform the work. Those persons so designated may enter upon private property for purposes of abating or removing the nuisance. For purposes of this article compliance with the competitive bid law is not required.

(c) Any property owner shall have the right to have any weeds removed at his or her own expense providing the removal is done prior to the commencing of the work by the employees or agents of the municipality to do the removal.

(Act 2000-774, p. 1771, §5.)