(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 171455 and 173369,
effective May 12, 1999.)
A. Costs incurred by the City of Portland for any actions
authorized by the Code Hearings Officer pursuant to Subsection 22.05.010 B and C
and any civil penalty imposed as a result of an order of the Code Hearings
Officer shall be an assessment lien upon the property subject to the order.
B. If a residential structure is ordered vacated pursuant to
Sections 22.05.010 C. 2. or 29.60.070 of this Code and the City of
Portland relocates the tenants of
such property, then the cost incurred by the City for relocating the tenants as
provided by ORS 90.450 shall be an assessment lien upon the property vacated and
from which the tenants are relocated.
C. The bureau incurring such costs shall furnish a statement of
such costs on the owner, in person or by United States Mail, postage prepaid and
addressed to the owner(s) at the owner(s) residence or place of business, and
shall file a copy of such statement for the Code Hearings Officer with proof of
service attached. If no objection to such statement is filed with the
Office of the Code Hearings Officer within 15 days from the date of service or
mailing, the Code Hearings Officer shall certify such statement and forward the
same to the Office of the City Auditor who shall forthwith enter the same in the
City lien docket.
1. If an objection to the statement is received within the
15‑day period, the Code Hearings Officer shall schedule and hold an appeal
hearing pursuant to Chapter 22.10. After the hearing, the Code Hearing
Officer shall certify such statement, or so much of it as he determines is
correct and proper, and forward it to the Office of the City Auditor who shall
enter it into the City lien docket.
2. The Code Hearings Officer shall certify to the Office of
the City Auditor the amount of any civil penalty imposed under any order of
the Code Hearings Officer, and the City Auditor shall enter it into the City
lien docket. The lien imposed for the civil penalty shall be in addition
to any lien imposed for costs actually incurred by the City.
3. The bureau incurring costs or providing services may file
separate statements for the costs and services furnished as each is incurred
4. Liens imposed pursuant to this Title shall be collected in
all respects as provided for in Section 5.30.025 Collection
D. In addition to the lien imposed under this Section, any
person found to be in violation of the Code of the City of
Portland shall be personally liable
for costs incurred by the City pursuant to Section 22.05.010 B and C and for any
civil penalty imposed by order of the Code Hearings Officer. In cases of
person found to be in violation of the Code of the City of Portland as owners of
property, the persons shall be personally liable hereunder only if they have
control of the property, the legal authority to correct the violation, and
knowingly have committed the violation.