208. Recovery of expenses of abatement from owner of premises.

Where any expenses are recoverable1 from a person who is the owner2 of the premises and the local authority3 serves a notice4 on him under these provisions:


    (1)     the expenses carry interest, at such reasonable rate as the local authority may determine, from the date of service of the notice until the whole amount is paid5; and


    (2)     the expenses and accrued interest are a charge on the premises6.

On the date on which a local authority serves a notice on a person under these provisions, the authority must also serve a copy of the notice on every other person