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(a) Charges billed are due and payable on or before the tenth day of the month next following the close of the period for which they are billed. Failure to pay electric service charge bills within 30 days of the due date on the bill shall result in the adding of 1.5% interest per month on electric service charge bills then unpaid, the initiation of the utility shut-off procedure in accordance with Chapter 1050, and may result in the filing of a lien on the property at which delinquent service charges were incurred in the aggregate amount of any unpaid utility service charges plus accrued interest and penalty fees.
(b) All charges must be paid on or before the fifteenth day of the month next following the close of the period for which they are billed or service will be discontinued. A reconnection charge of fifty dollars ($50.00), in addition to all other charges and fines, shall be paid by any customer as a condition of resumption of service following discontinuation for nonpayment of a bill or violation of any other rule or regulation requiring discontinuation of service. The charge for a reconnection after the normal business hours of the Municipality shall be one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
(Ord. 96-43. Passed 4-3-96; Ord. 00-146. Passed 1-3-01; Ord. 15-58. Passed 5-19-15.)