§ 52.18  ENFORCEMENT.
   (A)   The charges for service which are, under the provisions of Public Act 94 of 1933, § 21, being M.C.L.A. § 141.121, as amended, made a lien on all premises served thereby unless notice is given that a tenant is responsible, are hereby recognized to constitute the lien, and whenever any such charges against any piece of property shall be delinquent for six months, the village official or officials in charge of the collection thereof shall certify annually, on March 1 of each year, to the tax assessing office of the village the facts of the delinquency, whereupon the charges shall be by him or her entered upon the next tax roll as a charge against the premises and shall be collected and the lien thereof enforced, in the same manner as general village taxes against the premises are collected and the lien thereof enforced; provided, however, that where notice is given that a tenant is responsible for the charges and service as provided by Public Act 94 of 1933, § 21, being M.C.L.A. § 141.121, as amended, no further service shall be rendered the premises until a cash deposit of $23 shall have been made as security for payment of the charges and service.
   (B)   In addition to the foregoing, the village shall have the right to shut off sewer service to any premises for which charges for sewer service are more than three months delinquent after notice and a hearing as provided in § 52.19, and the service shall not be reestablished until all delinquent charges and penalties and a turn-on charge, as specified by resolution of the Village Council, have been paid.  Further, the charges and penalties may be recovered by the village by court action.
(Prior Code, § 544.04)