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A. General. Any resident of the City may bring a private action in a court of law for injunctive and compensatory relief to prevent or remedy a public nuisance as defined in this chapter.

B. Prior Notice Required. No action may be brought under this section unless and until the prospective plaintiff has given the City and the prospective defendant at least 30 days written notice of the alleged public nuisance and the City has failed to initiate proceedings under this chapter within that period, or after initiation, has failed to diligently prosecute.

C. Recovery of Costs. In any action prosecuted under this section a prevailing plaintiff may recover reasonable attorneys’ fees. (Ord. 7787-NS § 2 (Exh. A), 2021)