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(a) Concurrently with such payment on which the affected property owner will pay over a period of ten years, the director of utilities, or his designee, consistent with Section 12.16.093(b), shall publish and file the assessment roll or list in the office of the county of Santa Clara assessor with respect to the payments over a period of ten years or record a notice of assessment in the office of the county of Santa Clara recorder in substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT
Pursuant to the requirements of Sections 12.16.091 to 12.16.097, inclusive, of the Palo Alto Municipal Code, the undersigned director of utilities, or his designee, hereby gives notice of a special assessment in the amount of $ _________ against the following described property: [Insert description] Notice is further given that the special assessment shall become a lien upon the property described herein upon the filing of the assessment roll or list and the recording of this notice in the office of the county of Santa Clara assessor.
The City of Palo Alto
Director of Utilities
(b) The notice of assessment shall set forth the name of the owner of record, the property address, the assessor's parcel number, the legal description of the affected property, and a certification by the director of utilities that the service connection cost has been paid by the city on behalf of the owner of the described affected property against which the lien is filed or recorded. Such lien shall remain a lien until a full release and discharge is made pursuant to the provision of this chapter.
(c) Upon the filing of the assessment roll or the recordation of the notice of assessment set forth in Section 12.16.095(a) and (b), the amount of the special assessment shall constitute a lien on the parcel of property described in the notice for the amount of such assessment until paid, with the same priority as special assessment liens established pursuant to Title 13 of this code. All remedies available for the enforcement and collection of liens established under Title 13 shall apply to liens established under this chapter.
(Ord. 4908 § 11, 2006: Ord. 2527 § 5, 1969)