All city taxes which are paid on or before August 31 of each yearshall be collected by the Treasurer without collection fee. On September 1 and after he shall add to each tax, assessment, and charge upon the City tax roll a collection fee of four per cent of the amount of said taxes, assessments, and charges. Such collection fees shall belong to the City, shall constitute a charge, and shall be a lien against the property to which the taxes, assessments, and charges themselves apply, collectible in the same manner as the taxes to which they are added.
Editor's Note: The provisions of Charter § 9.16 are superseded by MCL 211.44. See MCL 211.107.