§ 94.042  DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS.
   (A)   Fees levied pursuant to this chapter shall be due and payable on or before the due dates shown on the bills. Any fee not paid by the due date (approximately 15 days after the bill is rendered) shall be considered delinquent. The delinquent fee together with any applicable interest shall be collectible as herein set forth.
   (B)   If provided by state law, delinquent fees may be made a lien against the property served through certification to the Auditor and to the Recorder of Lake County.
   (C)   In addition to the foregoing remedies, the Board of Public Works shall have the right to bring a civil action to recover any delinquent fees together with interest at the rate of 8% per annum and a reasonable attorney’s fee.  It shall also have the right, if provided by state law, to foreclose any lien established under the provisions of this section with recovery of the charge, interest of 8% per annum and a reasonable attorney’s fee.
(Prior Code, § 94.32)  (Ord. 4686, passed 6-15-1981)