§ 50.08  LIENS.
   (A)   Pursuant to Public Act 178 of 1939, as amended, being M.C.L.A. §§ 123.161 through 123.167, the city shall have a lien for the collection of water or sewer system rates, assessments, charges, tap-in fees, privilege fees or any other fee or charge relating to water or sewer services or connections. This lien shall be on any structure, lot or lots on which a structure is located, or on any land to which sewer system service or water service has been connected or supplied. This lien shall become effective immediately upon the distribution or connection of the water or sewer service to the property being supplied, but shall not be enforceable for more than three years. The City Manager or a designee of the City Manager is authorized, but not required, to file a notice of lien with the Register of Deeds to give notice of the existence of any lien or liens.
   (B)   When connection fees may be paid in installments pursuant to § 50.09 of this chapter, a notice of lien must be filed with the Register of Deeds.
(Prior Code, § 2.141)  (Ord. 621, passed 3-20-1995)