§ 52.31  BILLING AND COLLECTION.
   (A)   The billing and collection of sanitary sewer charges is hereby delegated to the Village Administrator, to be assessed, levied and collected in conjunction with the administration of the charges for water service supplied by the village.  The same shall be subject to and governed by the valid and applicable rules and regulations from time to time established by the village with respect to the collection of water charges.
   (B)   The sanitary sewer charges shall be a lien upon all real property within the village and for certification of delinquent payments to the Ottawa County Auditor for special assessment upon the tax duplicate, in accordance with § 52.53.
   (C)   Any sanitary sewer charges which are delinquent shall be subject to a 10% surcharge.  Sanitary sewer charges shall be considered delinquent if not paid within 30 days after due and payable.
   (D)   In addition to the 10% surcharge, any delinquent sanitary sewer charges shall be assessed a 1% penalty for each month the charges are not paid beyond the initial date of delinquency.
   (E)   Suspension of water service during any period of delinquency in the payment of sanitary sewer charges shall be as provided in § 52.56.
   (F)   The village shall have the right to enter into contract with industrial users requiring such users to abide by the provisions of this subchapter.
(Ord. 678, passed 9-7-76)  Penalty, see § 52.99