Code of the District of Columbia

§ 6–703.08. Failure of owner to comply with notice.

In case of failure or refusal of the owner entitled to the beneficial use, rental, or control of any building required by the regulations promulgated under §§ 6-703.03 to 6-703.09 to comply with the requirements of the notice provided for in § 6-703.05, the Mayor of the District of Columbia or his designated agents are hereby empowered to cause such construction and installation of means of egress and other appliances mentioned in the notice provided for, and the Mayor is hereby authorized to assess the costs thereof as a tax against the buildings on which they are erected and the ground on which the same stands, said assessment to bear interest at the rate and be collected in the manner provided in § 47-1205.