1-20-090 Failure to pay debt due and owing the city.
   (a)   The failure to pay any debt due the city, including, but not limited to, amounts owed on account of a fee, lease, rent, service, sale of real or personal property, overpayment, administrative or judicial judgment, fine, penalty, restitution, damages, interest, tax, reimbursement, recovery of a cost incurred by the city or other source of indebtedness to the city, after the period granted for payment has expired by any person liable for such debt shall constitute a violation of this Code. Judgment shall be entered against any person who violates this section in the amount of the debt remaining unpaid on the date the judgment is entered plus litigation and collection costs, attorney's fees and an amount representing all fines and penalties assessed pursuant to this section. An administrative penalty of .75 percent of the amount of debt remaining unpaid on the date the judgment is entered shall be assessed for each month or portion thereof in which the debt remained unpaid.
   (b)   In addition to any other means authorized by law, the city may enforce this section by instituting an action with the department of administrative hearings.
   (c)   Nothing in this section shall preclude the city from seeking to collect any debt due the city through the use of any other administrative procedure or court proceeding authorized by law.
(Added Coun. J. 12-15-99, p. 21529, § 4; Amend Coun. J. 7-21-04, p. 28443, § 3)
Editor's note – Formerly § 8-4-355.