1-19-030 Failure to pay other debt – Recovery of collection costs.
   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary and in addition to any other late penalty, interest, or other types of charges or costs provided for in this code:
   (a)   any person who fails to pay any debt due and owing, other than the debt specified in Section 1-19-020, shall be liable for the city's collection costs in the collection of the debt; and
   (b)   the comptroller may charge such debtor specified in subsection (a) of this section, if the debt has remained unpaid for more than thirty days after the debt is due and owing, the costs incurred by the city in collecting the debt and may bill the debtor for the city's collection costs incurred as of the date of the billing. Any collection costs billed shall be separately stated and identified in the department's billings. Any collection costs billed may be either the collection costs incurred as a result of the debtor's failure to pay the debt or a set amount specified in a ruling to be published by the department, based on the average cost incurred by the city in collecting such debts generally.
(Added Coun. J. 11-19-08, p. 48243, Art. II, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 11-16-11, p. 13798, Art. I, § 1)